Name EMPIRE FAIRWAY
Type Dry Cargo
Year 1945
GRT 410
Engines Motor (aft)
Builder GOOLE SHIPBUILDING & REPAIRING CO. LTD.
At GOOLE
Launch date 16-01-1945
Yard number 434
Owners Ministry of War Transport, Goole.
History Laid down as CHANT 41/FABRIC 41. 1949 HELEN FAIRWAY of Overseas Fish Transport Co. (Great Yarmouth Shipping Co.). 1951 SELBORNE of J. Carter (Poole). 1956 TYNEHAVEN of Whitehaven Shipping Co. (Anthony & Bainbridge), Newcastle. 1959 CHAMPLAIN of R.& D. Desgagnes, Quebec. 1970 GILANI of Desgagne & Perron, Quebec. Sold in 1978 under Honduras flag.
Fate Existence in doubt 1978.

 

EMPIRE FAIRWAY as SELBORNE

.... and as TYNEHAVEN

plus extra photos kindly sent by Hubert Desgagns, son of her Canadian owner

.... as CHAMPLAIN in 1961 and 1974

.... and as GILANI in 1971 after modifications

GOOLE S.B. LIST