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Name: GAMARIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/12/1919
Completed: 02/1920
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 897
Dimensions: 5255grt, 3246nrt, 399.5 x 52.2 x 28.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 517nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 141943
History:
02/1920 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Glasgow
04/04/1949 Broken up
Comments: Laid down as WAR LLAMA for the Shipping Controller
25/03/1949: Sold to BISCO for scrapping. Cost 11500
29/03/1949: Departed London in tow of SEAMAN
04/04/1949: Arrived at Rosyth for breaking by Metal Industries Ltd
19/04/1949: Breaking up commenced