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Name: KHANDALLA
Type: Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/02/1923
Completed: 30/05/1923
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1124
Dimensions: 7018grt, 3289nrt, 425.2 x 55.7 x 31.3ft
Engines: 2 x T4cyl (25.5, 43 & 50, 50 x 42ins), 1365nhp, 7000ihp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 16.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 147855
History:
30/05/1923 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Glasgow
13/12/1951 Broken up
Comments: Built for the Bombay to East and South Africa service
13/12/1951: Sold to BISCO for 75,001
24/12/1951: Allocated to Arnott, Young & Co (Shipbreakers) Ltd, Dalmuir
The hull was then stripped of fittings and valuable metals at Dalmuir
14/03/1952: Arrived at Troon for final breaking up
17/03/1952: Breaking up commenced by West of Scotland Shipbreaking Co Ltd
04/07/1952: Breaking up completed


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