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Name: JALJAWAHAR
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/09/1947
Completed: 09/1948
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1757
Dimensions: 8784grt, 4282nrt, 7924dwt, 456.4 x 61.7 x 28.3ft
Engines: 2 x T4cyl (24, 42, 47 & 47 x 39ins), 1210nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Reg Number: n/a
History:
09/1948 Scindia Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Bombay
1954 Eastern Shipping Corporation Ltd (Scindia SN Co Ltd), Bombay
1954 Renamed STATE OF MADRAS
1961 Shipping Corporation of India Ltd
09/1973 Broken up
Comments: 09/1973: Broken up by Marine Metal Corp Ltd at Darukhana, Bombay


Above photo as JALJAWAHAR courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as STATE OF MADRAS courtesy of Photoship