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Name
BRIER ROSE
Construction
STEEL
Type
COASTER
Date
1952
Official Number
168593
Description
Yard Number: 226
STERN CRUISER - DIESEL COASTER (GENERAL CARGO

Subsequent Names: MARSWORTH (1954); KIMEN (1969)

Machinery aft. cargo battens not fitted, oil engines.
Engine number 300 (D) built by Mirilees, Bickerton & Day Ltd., Stockport.

In 1954, change of name to MARSWORTH, and of owners to Grand Union (Shipping) Ltd. Fitted with Position Fixing Device.
By 1961, also fitted with Echo Sounding device, and Radio-Telephone.
By 1964, also fitted with radar.
In 1967, change of owner to General Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
In 1969, change of name to KIMEN, and of owner to Brodogradiliste "Cres" of Rijeka of Yugoslavia.
Last listing in Lloyd's Register 1978.
Fate unknown.


Shipbuilder
John Lewis & Sons
Owner
Hughes-Holden Shipping, Swansea
Dimensions
length 170 5/12' x breadth 30 1/12' x depth 12 9/12'
gross tonnage 628 ton

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