Barrington Court (1952)

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Introduction

The name Barrington Court was used by Court Line for three ships:


Barrington Court (1952) had a service life of 24 years during which she had several changes of ownership and name and was broken up in 1975. I will simply refer to her as Barrington Court on the rest of this page.

Barrington Court
Barrington Court - date and location not known. [1]

Basic Data

Item Value
Type Refrigerated Cargo ship
Registered owners, managers and operators Court Line Ltd.
Managers Haldin & Co. Ltd. London
Builders Short Bros.
Yard Pallion, Sunderland
Country UK
Yard number 513
Registry N/K
Official number 184603
Signal letters N/K
Call sign GKVZ
Classification society N/K
Gross tonnage 6,033
Net tonnage 3,492
Deadweight N/K
Length 472.7 ft
Breadth 59.7 ft
Depth 29.8 ft
Draught N/K
Engines 6 Cylinder 4.S.A. B&W type oil engine
Engine builders J.G.Kincaid & Co. Ltd.
Works Greenock
Country UK
Power N/K
Propulsion Single screw
Speed 12 knots
Cargo capacity N/K
Crew N/K
Barrington Court
Barrington Court - date and location not known. [2]

Career Highlights

Date Event
1 December 1951 Launched
April 1952 Completed
9 April 1952 Trials completed
1963 Sold to Jayanti Shipping Co. Ltd. Bombay India and renamed Ashoka Jayanti
1970 Sold to Tex Cocle Co. S.A., Piraeus Greece - Managers A. Halcoussis Shipping Ltd. and renamed Yannis
1974 Sold to Shin Shin Nav. Co. S.A. Panama and renamed Blue Pearl
1 May 1975 Broken up at Kaohsiung
Barrington Court
Barrington Court - date and location not known. [3]

Service History

Barrington Court was built as part of Court Line’s new building programme that started in 1952. No information is currently available other than the changes of names and ownership.

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Barrington Court - date and location not known. [3]
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Barrington Court at Lyttelton in 1961. [4]
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Barrington Court in dock. Photo by Walter E. Frost and taken 24 April 1961. [5]

Image Credits

  1. From The Allen Collection - External Reference #1
  2. By courtesy of George Robinson
  3. From the site owners photograph collection
  4. By courtesy of Dave Edge
  5. By courtesy of the City of Vancouver archives - placed in the Public Domain