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Name: KOHISTAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/11/1929
Completed: 18/01/1930
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 499
Dimensions: 5884grt 3708nrt, 425.8 x 55.0 x 28.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (28, 46 & 78 x 51ins) & LP turbine, DR geared, 787nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 161353
History:
18/01/1930 Strick Line (1928) Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd, managers), London
1945 Shahristan SS Co Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd, managers), London
13/11/1959 Broken up
Comments: 13/11/1959: Broken up at Kure, Japan


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley