FURNESS SHIPBUILDING COMPANY LTD., HAVERTON HILL

Name SOUTHERN VENTURER
Type Whale Factory Ship
Yard Number 387
Launched 11/06/1945
Completed 10/1945
Off. Number 167044
Engine builder North East Marine Engineering, Wallsend
Engine type 2 x T. 3 cyl., twin screws
GRT 14066
Length (feet) 539.7
Beam (feet) 74.4
First owner Sevilla Whaling Company Ltd. (Chr. Salvesen & Co.), Leith
   
History 1962 SOUTHERN VENTURER MARU, Nippon Suisan K.K., Tokyo (Purchased to acquire whaling quota. Vessel not used for whaling but laid up.)
   
Fate 15/06/1964 breaking commenced at Mihara.

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