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Name: KOHISTAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/07/1960
Completed: 11/1960
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 605
Dimensions: 9423grt, 5246nrt, 500.5 x 63.25 x 30.9ft
Engines: Oil engine, Doxford type, 2SCSA, 6cyl (670 x 2320mm), 6600bhp
Engines by: Hawthorn Leslie (Engineers) Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 302528
History:
11/1960 Strick Line Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd), London
01/05/1972 Managers became P&O General Cargo Division
19/04/1973 Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co, London
21/02/1975 Renamed STRATHASLAK
06/06/1978 Hibiscus Shipping Corporation, Piraeus; renamed QUINCY
01/1983 Broken up
Comments: 19/01/1983: Arrived at Gadani Beach for breaking up
01/1983: Broken up by Five Star Shipping Co Ltd


Above photo as KOHISTAN courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as KOHISTAN copyright of Harold Appleyard

Above photo as KOHISTAN courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as STRATHASLAK courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as STRATHASLAK copyright of Malcolm Cranfield

Above photo as QUINCY courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as QUINCY courtesy of Photoship