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Name: ARONDA
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 05/08/1940
Completed: 03/1941
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1640
Dimensions: 9031grt, 3967nrt, 444.6 x 61.2 x 25.2ft
Engines: 6 x steam turbines, 2155nhp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Reg Number: 168076
History:
03/1941 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
26/02/1964 Broken up
Comments: 21/07/1963: Stranded SSW of Macao while under tow to Kaohsiung,
Subsequently refloated by Chinese salvors and towed to Hong Kong
26/02/1964: Breaking up commenced at Hong Kong by Fuji, Marden & Co


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Above photo courtesy of Richard Turnwald

Above photo courtesy of Richard Turnwald