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Name: DWARKA
Type: Passenger Cargo Vessel
Launched: 25/10/1946
Completed: 06/1947
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1828
Dimensions: 4851grt, 2672nrt, 4525dwt, 398.6 x 54.8 x 21.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, Doxford type, 5cyl (600 x 2000mm), 894nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 181650
History:
06/1947 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
1973 Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co, London
1975 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
19/05/1982 Broken up
Comments: 19/05/1982: Arrived at Gadani Beach for breaking up by Zulfiqar Metal Ltd


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