Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

Ship: PERSEUS (1950 - 1973 Cargo / passenger liner 516 feet long with Alfred Holt's Blue Funnel Line, Liverpool : 1973 scrapped at Kaohsiung, Taiwan)

Port of Registry: Liverpool (England, U.K.)
Net Tonnage: -
Reg Tonnage: -
Gross Tonnage: 10,109
Deadweight Tonnage: -

PERSEUS was built in 1950 by Vickers Armstrong Ltd at Newcastle with a tonnage of 10109grt, a length of 515ft 6in a beam of 68ft 4in and a service speed of 18.5 knots. Sister of the Peleus she was launched on 22nd October 1949 and delivered to the China Mutual Steam Navigation Co. on 4th April 1950. Commencing her maiden voyage on 21st April 1950 she had an uneventful career with the company until 5th January 1973 when she arrived at Kaohsiung where she was broken up.