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Name: SIRDHANA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/10/1925
Completed: 11/12/1925
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1200
Dimensions: 7745grt, 4835nrt, 436.1 x 57.8 x 33.5ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (20.5, 35.5 & 60 x 45ins), 801nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 148712
History:
11/12/1925 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
13/11/1939 Sank
Comments: 13/11/1939: Entered a British minefield by accident in Singapore Roads
Sank with the loss of 20 lives
On a voyage from Rangoon to Hong Kong


Above photo copyright of Allan Green