Glasgow And Ships Of The Clyde

Ship: BENAVON (1949-1970 General cargo ship 483 feet overall of William Thomson's Ben Line, Edinburgh : 1971 scrapped at Kaohsiung, Taiwan)

Port of Registry: Leith (Scotland, UK)
Net Tonnage: -
Reg Tonnage: -
Gross Tonnage: 8,079
Deadweight Tonnage: 11,270

Ben Line's general cargo ship BENAVON (1949-1970) was built by

J. L. Thompson & Sons Ltd. yard number 658, in Sunderland,

England in 1949. 8,079 gross tons, 11,270 deadweight tons,

483 feet overall X 60 feet X 37 feet and powered by three

Parsons turbines giving a service speed of 16 knots and had accommodation for four passengers. In January 1970 she was

sold to Safety Shipping Company S. A., Panama / V, K. Edie

Hsu, Hong Kong and renamed LIZIANA. On 8th November

1971 she arrived at Shieh Sheng Fat Steel Company at

Kaohsiung, Taiwan for scrapping.