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Name: BRIKA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/03/1929
Completed: 01/05/1929
Builder: J Readhead & Sons Ltd
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 495
Dimensions: 4412grt, 2736nrt, 370.6 x 52.3 x 25.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 41 & 66 x 45ins), 341nhp
Engines by: J Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 143998
History:
01/05/1929 La Tunisienne Steam Navigation Co Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd, managers), Swansea
1952 Inui Kisen; renamed KENZUI MARU
1958 Hokusei Kaiun; renamed SORACHI MARU
26/02/1965 Broken up
Comments: 26/02/1965: Broken up at Hirao