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Name: MULBERA
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/04/1971
Completed: 23/12/1971
Builder: Swan Hunter & Tyne Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Neptune
Yard Number: 24
Dimensions: 11143grt, 5947nrt, 13300dwt, 144.79 x 23.17 x 12.96metres
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, Sulzer 6RND90, 6cyl (900 x 1550mm), 17400bhp
Engines by: Hawthorn Leslie (Engines) Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 19.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 343028
History:
23/12/1971 British India Navigation Co Ltd, London
1973 Absorbed into the P & O Group
1975 Renamed STRATHMUIR
1982 Mars Ltd, Hamilton; renamed SONIA M
1991 Euston Shipping Co Ltd, Valletta; renamed SONIC
23/01/1992 Broken up
Comments: 23/01/1992: Broken up at Alang, Turkey


Above photo as MULBERA courtesy of Tony Frost

Above photo as MULBERA courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as STRATHMUIR copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo as STRATHMUIR copyright of Chris Howell