Name: EMPIRE JEAN (launched as EMPIRE ROSA)
Launched: 30/12/1944
Completed: 06/04/1945
Builder: Clelands (Successors) Ltd, Willington Quay
Yard Number: 73
Dimensions: 593grt, 68nrt, 137.1 x 33.1 x 15.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (16.5, 28.5 & 47 x 30ins), 223nhp
Engines By: D Rowan & Co Ltd, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 169193
History:
1944 Ministry of War Transport (W Watkins Ltd, managers), Newcastle
1946 Metal Industries Ltd, Glasgow; renamed METINDA III
1961 Spanish Navy; renamed RA 3
1980 Renamed AR 33
198X Broken up
Comments: Modified Englishman/Larch Class
Engine was sub-contracted from John Dickinson & Sons Ltd, Sunderland

Above photo as METINDA III courtesy of Alan Hughes

Above photo as METINDA III courtesy of David Asprey

Above photo as RA 3 courtesy of David Asprey

Above photo as RA 3 courtesy of David Asprey



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