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Name: SHIRALA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/08/1925
Completed: 10/1925
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 536
Dimensions: 7841grt, 4872nrt, 437.2 x 57.8 x 33.5ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (20.75, 35.5 & 60 x 45ins), 802nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 148687
History:
10/1925 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
03/05/1951 Broken up
Comments: 03/05/1951: Broken up by Hughes Bolckow at Blyth


Photo courtesy of Richard Cox