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Name: WAR ROBIN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/1918
Completed: 07/1918
Builder: John Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 9
Dimensions: 5307grt, 3252nrt, 400.0 x 52.4 x 28.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 517nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 142614
History:
07/1918 The Shipping Controller (H Roberts & Son), London
1919 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London; renamed GAMBADA
1938 Broken up
Comments: B Type standard ship
09/1938: Sold for 7,750 for scrap
23/09/1938: Arrived at Rotterdam for delivery to ship breaker
1938: Broken up at Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht by F Rijsdijk


Above details courtesy of James Smith