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Name: ASKA
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/01/1970
Completed: 21/05/1970
Builder: Swan Hunter & Tyne Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 17
Dimensions: 10031grt, 4981nrt, 14144dwt, 143.26 x 21.34 x 12.35metres
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, 6cyl (740 x 1600), B & W type, 11600bhp
Engines by: Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 17.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 339130; IMO 7008013
History:
21/05/1970 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
1973 Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
1975 Renamed STRATHCARROL
1979 Halla Maritime Corp, Inchon, South Korea; renamed HALLA PILOT
02/04/1985 Broken up
Comments: 02/04/1985: Broken up at Ulsan by Hyundai Precision Industry Co


Launch day at South Shields

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo courtesy of Keith Wood

Above photo as HALLA PILOT copyright of Brian Fisher