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Name: CHAKDINA
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/05/1951
Completed: 11/09/1951
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1880
Dimensions: 9229dwt, 7267grt, 484.4 x 62.6 x 31.0ft
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, Doxford type, 6cyl, 6800bhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 184500; IMO: 5067778
History:
11/09/1951 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
1973 Absorbed into Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co, London
1975 Renamed STRATHLAIRG
03/09/1977 Broken up
Comments: 03/09/1977: Broken up by Lieng Hung Steel Enterprise Co at Kaohsiung, Taiwan


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo, dated 12/05/1968, is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo courtesy of Dick Sloan

Above photo as STRATHLAIRG copyright of Chris Howell

Above photo as STRATHLAIRG copyright of Mike Cornwall