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Name: SIRSA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/02/1920
Completed: 21/04/1920
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 523
Dimensions: 5427grt, 3284nrt, 400.1 x 52.4 x 28.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 517mn
Engines by: Hawthorn Leslie, St Peter's
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 144197
History:
21/04/1920 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd
1952 Taihei Kisen KK; renamed TAIHEI MARU
23/06/1960 Broken up
Comments: 23/06/1960: Broken up at Yokosuka, Japan


Above photo copyright of Allan Green

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair