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