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Name: VARELA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/03/1914
Completed: 05/1914
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 930
Dimensions: 4645grt, 1932nrt, 390.1 x 53.3 x 24.0ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (20.5, 35 & 60 x 45ins), 987nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 136296
History:
05/1914 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Glasgow
26/04/1951 Broken up
Comments: 26/04/1951: Breaking commenced at Briton Ferry by TW Ward Ltd


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