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Name: BIRMA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/01/1912
Completed: 03/1912
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 885
Dimensions: 4859grt, 3582nrt, 390.0 x 50.5 x 27.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42.5 & 70 x 48ins), 411nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
03/1912 NV Rotterdamsche Lloyd (W Ruys & Zonen), Rotterdam
1923 Heart Kisen KK, Dairen; renamed BIRMA MARU
1924 Yokichi Shiozaki, Amagasaki; renamed SHINNOH MARU
1938 Daikyo Shosen KK, Amagasaki
No later history known
Comments: 1924: Also seen as SINNO MARU
1950: Deleted from Lloyds Register (last in service 1946)