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Name: CHAKRATA
Type: Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/10/1951
Completed: 19/12/1951
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1882
Dimensions: 9229dwt, 7265grt, 4108nrt, 484.5 x 62.7 x 27.2ft (*)
Engines: Oil engine, 2SA, Doxford type, 6cyl (670 x 2320mm), 6800bhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 17.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 184552; (IMO: 5067780)
History:
19/12/1951 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
1973 Absorbed into the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co, London
02/08/1973 Broken up
Comments: 02/08/1973: Broken up by Yun Shen Steel & Iron Works Co at Kaohsiung, Taiwan
(*) Dimensions are: Length OA, Extreme Breadth and Draft


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