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NEW SHIPS BUILDING.

(Received «^s»;-£> 1; Six large meat carriers are being built on the Tyne. for the Federal, Shaw-Savffl and Commonwealth Dominion lines. ' 'Messrs Hawthorn and Leslie have nearly completed the Port Nicholson for the Dominion Line. She will De SOOf t. long, 12,722 tons dead weight; Swan, Hunter, and Co., are building two vessels for the Federal Line,- and the Palmer Company are building a third. Two have been launched. _ Armstrong, Whitworths and Palmers 1 are building one each for the Shaw-Saville Company. These ships will be each 460 ft. in length, and will carry 3200 tons of. meat each.

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NEW SHIPS BUILDING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9602, 6 May 1919

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NEW SHIPS BUILDING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9602, 6 May 1919

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