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Name: OKHLA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/01/1946
Completed: 15/05/1946
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 549
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: 180861
History:
15/05/1946 British India Steam Navigation Ltd, South Shields
1961 Red Anchor Line Ltd, London; renamed RUTHY ANN
1962 Government of Indonesia (Army); renamed ADRI XV
01/03/1971 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)
01/03/1971: Broken up at Kaohsiung by China Steel Kaohsiung Ltd


Above photo as OKHLA