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Name: NILWALA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 30/07/1958
Completed: 10/1958
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 233
Dimensions: 418grt, 226nrt, 600dwt, 140.5 x 29.4 x 12.3ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 2SA, 5cyl (7 x 9ins); (1985: 2 x Oil engines, V8cyl (4 x 5ins))
Engines by: Crossley Brothers Ltd, Manchester; (1985: General Motors)
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 300768
History:
10/1958 Shell Co of Ceylon Ltd, London
1979 Ceylon Petroleum Corp Ltd, London
2006 SKR Shipping Pvt Ltd, Colombo; renamed GAL OYA
2009 Alco Shipping Services LLC, Freetown; renamed SAFA 1
No later history known
Comments: 1985: Re-engined