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Richards (Shipbuilders):St. Bees

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1968. Launch booklet and specification by Mrs T. A. Burnside. See below for link to entire booklet.
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1968. Handkerchief from the lunch of the launch of the St. Bees.

The St. Bees was a ship constructed by Richards (Shipbuilders) Ltd for the Ministry of Public Building and Works:

  • Length 220ft 9 in.
  • Breadth 44 ft.
  • Depth 15ft 6 in.
  • Loaded displacement 2700 tons.

Measured for Suez and Panama canal certificates, enabling her to travel to any part of the globe.

Powered by two Ruston and Hornsby 6ARM 4 stroke diesels, each of 1045 shaft horsepower at 600 rev/min.

For full specifications see Richards (Shipbuilders): St Bees Booklet

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