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THE FLEET 1920 TO 1939
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  1898 TO 1919   1920 TO 1939   1940 TO 1959   1960 TO 1991   SUMMARY  

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Link Name No GRT Previously Company Built Acquired Service Comm Service End Reason Notes Renamed Where are they now?
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Manchester Producer   6576 Start Point Furness Withy, UK 1916 1921 1921 1939 Purchased Board of Trade, UK Botwey 26.7.1941 Torpedoed & sunk in Convoy OS 1 by U141 NW of St Kilda 55º42"N 09º50"W - 53 saved.
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Manchester Spinner 2 4767 Grampian Range Furness Withy, UK 1918 1921 1921 1944 WW II Scuttled Normandy blockship   Scuttled as part of Gooseberry Harbour No 4 off Juno Beach. Normandy.
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Manchester Regiment 1 7930     1922   1922 1939 WW II No lights Convoy collision & sunk 04/12/1939 SW of Cape Race 44º50"N 55º30"W by PSNC Oropesa - 7 lost.    
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Manchester Citizen 2 5328     1925   1925 09/07/1943 Enemy action Torpedoed & sunk 09 July 1943 U508 5º50"N 2º22"E, SE of Accra, West Africa - 15 lost    
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Manchester Commerce 3 5342     1925   1925 1952 Sold Camel Lines, UK Corbita

1952 Sold to East and West Steamship Co. Karachi. Renamed Fakirjee Cowasjee.

1967 Broken up at Karachi

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El Argentino   9501 50% owned Furness Houlder, UK 1928   1928 1934 Sold back Bombed & sunk in Convoy OS 52KM 39º50"N 13 16736"W off Lisbon in 1943 - 4 lost.    
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Manchester Exporter 1 5277 Rexmore Johnson Line, UK 1918 1929 1929 1947 Sold Cargueros Panamenos S.A. (Wallem & Company Hong Kong) Nicaragua

1948 Sold & renamed Yu Tung, China. 1950 Sold & renamed Rio Bamba, Panama. 1952 Sold & renamed Precila, to T.Y. Chao, Hong Kong. 06/1958 Broken up Osaka, Japan.

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Manchester Port 3 7921     1935   1935 1964 Breakers Bilbao   01/1965 Broken up in Bilbao
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Manchester City 2 7296     1937   1937 1964 Breakers

1939-1945 Requisitioned as a minelayer & an Auxiliary. Broken up in Faslane

   
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Manchester Progress

1 7346     1938   1938 17/01/1966 Breakers 02/1966 Split    
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