Name: EMPIRE AID
Launched: 27/11/1943
Completed: 17/04/1944
Builder: Clelands (Successors) Ltd, Willington Quay
Yard Number: 69
Dimensions: 485grt, 40nrt, 135.0 x 30.0 x 16.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (16.5, 27 & 46 x 30ins)
Engines By: George Clark (1938) Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 169180
History:
1944 Ministry of War Transport (Overseas Towage & Salvage Ltd, managers), Newcastle
1946 Ministry of Transport
1952 Overseas Towage & Salvage Co Ltd; renamed MARINIA
1954 Kuwait Oil Co Ltd, London; renamed HUDA
1965 Hussain Hassan Deeb, Kuwait
1967 Broken up
Comments: Englishman/Larch Class
1967: Broken up at Basrah, Iraq

     Above photo as EMPIRE AID courtesy of Alan Hughes

     Above photo as EMPIRE AID courtesy of Kevin Blair

     Above photo as HUDA courtesy of Buster Browne

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