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Name: CHINDWARA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/05/1949
Completed: 01/1950
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1870
Dimensions: 7602grt, 4092nrt, 9574dwt, 484.5 x 62.9 x 27.7ft
Engines: Oil engine, Doxford type, 2SCSA, 6cyl (670 x 2320mm), 1336mn
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 183180
History:
01/1950 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
1971 Pacific International Lines Ltd, Singapore; renamed KOTA AMAN
09/08/1974 Broken up
Comments: 22/07/1974: Driven ashore in a typhoon at Pakhoi Peninsula, 21.31N - 110.25E
06/08/1974: Refloated
09/08/1974: Broken up at Hong Kong by Leung Yau Shipbreaking & Steel Co


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