Houston City (3)

The Cardiff City and Houston City were built by Wm Doxford at their Pallion Yard Sunderland in 1962/3 and had 4 cylinder P type Doxford engines. They had quite a few problems with top end bearings in their early life.

1963 Delivered to Reardon Smith Line.
1972 Sold to TMM and renamed Maria Elisa. Managed by Reardon Smith.
1980 Alpac Africa
1984 Broken up Shanghai


View of Houston City

Houston City - 1963 - 1972. Yard No. 854. This photograph shows vessel arriving off Avonmouth 3rd March 1966. Copyright © Malcolm Cranfield

Houston City. Page [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]
Memories from RSL staff. Page No. [1] [2]