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Name: SIRDHANA
Type: Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/01/1947
Completed: 12/1947
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1826
Dimensions: 8608grt, 5057nrt, 8827dwt, 479.3 x 62.9 x 26.4ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 2SCSA, Doxford type, 4cyl (560 x 2160mm), 1235nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 14.0knots
Reg Number: 181791
History:
21/11/1947 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
16/08/1972 Broken up
Comments: Accommodation for 25 x 1st, 68 x 2nd & 1619 x Deck Class passengers
Built for the service between Calcutta and Japan
16/08/1972: Arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up
1972: Broken up by Nan Feng Steel Enterprise Co Ltd


Above photo is courtesy of Bob Scott

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Above photo is courtesy of Photoship