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Photographer:jackosan [View profile]Title:CHAKRATAAdded:Dec 08, 2018
Captured:IMO:5067780Hits:893
Location:Dubai, Port Rashid, United Arab Emirates
Photo Category: General cargo ships built 1950-1959 (Over 3000gt)
Description:
Owner: British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., London
Port of registry: London
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd., Newcastle
Gross tons: 7,265
Deadweight: 9,229
Length overall: 47.67 m
Max. draft: 8.290 m
Engine: 6-cylinder Doxford diesel, 6,800 b.h.p., by builders
Service speed: 14.5 kts.
Completed December 1951
1971 October transferred tmanagement to P&O General Cargo Division
1973 April: transferred ownership to Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Co., London
1973 August: sold for scrapping at Kaohsiung, Taiwan
photo was taken at Dubai in August 1967 before formation of United Arab Emirates
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IMO:5067780
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Photo Comments (2)

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libertyshiplad on Dec 10, 2018 20:04 (4 months ago)
Hello Malim Sahib
Interested in your comment,have posted a new topic in the Forum,although maybe Shipspotting not the right place?
Colin
Malim Sahib on Dec 08, 2018 23:48 (4 months ago)
Always a pleasure to see a photograph of a vessel of the once mighty BI.
As the song used to play:
"It's the BI for me, the BI for me...
if you're nay BI then you're nay use to me...
The Ben Line is braw and the Clan Line an aw but those boys of BI are the pride of them aw!"
Alas the men - like the ships - have all but passed into history now.
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