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ss. Gazana

   

 


Official Number Date Builder Tonnage L B D Fate
144192 1920 Craig, Taylor & Co , UK 5284 400.2 52.3 28.4 Broken up 1949
Capt Colin McDonald - Master 1921 (Australian coast)

 

1919

November 10th - Launched. She was originally ordered for the Shipping Controller but was not allocated a War-name. She was sold to British India Steam Navigation Company before completion.

   
1920

March 24th - Completed as Gazana for British India Steam Navigation Company at a cost of £170,000.

   
1926

August 16th - At Bombay docks loading general cargo for Calcutta when she had an outbreak of fire which resulted in considerable water damage to the cargo but with little effect on the ship.

   
1940 March - Requisitioned for the Liner Division.
   
1941

Served for a brief period as a Mechanical Transport Ship.

   
" Served as a Mule Ship.
   
1943 5/'43 to 9/'45 - Again served as a Mule Ship
   
1947

February - Released from her War service.

   
1949 February 4th - Sold for £12,000 to British Iron & Steel Corporation for breaking up at Blyth by Hughes Bolckow Shipbreaking Co Ltd, which commenced three days later.

 

 

 

 

 

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