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Name: OBRA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/11/1945
Completed: 19/02/1946
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 548
Dimensions: 5550grt, 3250nrt, 426.0 x 57.4 x 36.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (25.75, 42.5 & 72 x 48ins) & LP Turbine, DR Geared
Engines by: J Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 180820
History:
19/02/1946 British India Steam Navigation Ltd, South Shields
1962 Ta Hing Co (Hong Kong) Ltd; renamed DAIREN
1962 Government of Indonesia (Army); renamed ADRI XIV
05/1965 Broken up
Comments: 1946: LP Turbine built by Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
ADRI stands for Angaktan Darat Republic Indonesia (Army of the Republic of Indonesia)
25/09/1964: Capsized & sank in a typhoon at Kobe. Subsequently raised
05/1965: Broken up at Etajima, Japan by Fukada Salvage Co


Above photos as OBRA