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Name: WAR TAMAR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/03/1919
Completed: 04/1919
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1115
Dimensions: 469grt, 256nrt, 157.2 x 26.1 x 11.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (12, 20 & 34 x 24in), 70nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 143127
History:
04/1919 The Shipping Controller (WA Savage Ltd), London
1919 Latus, Linsley & Co Ltd, London
1920 Devon Shipping Co Ltd (BC Ridd), London
1922 Renamed CHALLACOMBE (managers Harrison, Sons & Co, Cardiff)
1923 Border Shipping Co Ltd (GT Gillie Ltd), London
1923 Renamed BORDER FIRTH
1925 Managers GT Gillie & Blair Ltd
1939 British Isles Coasters Ltd , Cardigan; renamed EAST COASTER
1946 Barretto Shipping & Trading Co Ltd, Singapore; renamed HUNG SING
1947 Cheng Chiang Shipping Co Ltd, Singapore
1948 Rua Lumliang Co Ltd, Bangkok; renamed CHAMPADAH
1961 PT Pelajaran Sinar Segara, Djakarta; renamed SINAR-DJAJA
No later history known
Comments: 1990: deleted from Lloyd's Register