Hannington Court (1954)
The name Hannington Court was used by Court Line for three ships:
- A cargo ship completed in 1912 and described HERE
- A cargo ship completed in 1939 and described HERE
- A cargo ship completed in 1954 and described on this page
Hannington Court (1954) was part of Court Line’s post-WW2 building programme. She had a working life of 22 years - most of which was under Indian ownership. She was broken up in 1976. I will refer to her simply as Hannington Court on the rest of this page
|Registered owners, managers and operators||Court Line Ltd.
Managers Haldin & Co. Ltd. London
|Builders||Bartram & Sons Ltd|
|Yard||South Dock Sunderland|
|Engines||6 cylinder 4-stroke cycle single-acting (4S.C.SA) "B&W" oil engine|
|Engine builders||John G Kincaid & Co. Ltd|
|19 Jul 1954||Launched|
|9 Dec 1954||Trials completed|
|1963||Sold to Jayanti Shipping Co. Ltd Bombay India and renamed Ghandi Jayanti|
|1967||Management transferred to Shipping Corp of India Ltd|
|Apr 1976||Arrived at Universal Shipbreakers Ltd. Bombay to be broken up|
Hannington Court was built as part of Court Line’s new building programme started in 1952.
I have not been able to find out any further information about her service history apart from the changes of names and ownership as described in the Career Highlights section.
- By courtesy of George Robinson
- From The Allen Collection - External Reference #1
- From the site owner's photograph collection.
- By courtesy of the City of Vancouver Archives