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Name Official number Flag IMO
DILWARA  164568  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1936  17/10/1935  15/01/1936 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Troop Transport  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  654 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
11049 grt / 6572 nrt / 496.5 ft  63.2 ft  31.0 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
2xM5cyl Doxford-type 2SCSA opposed-piston, direct-reversing oil engines (Type 67LB5), 11800bhp14kn 2-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., London  London   
Other names
1960 KUALA LUMPUR 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1960 China Navigation Co. Ltd. - John Swire & Sons Ltd., London 
Vessel history
Built as a dedicated troopship
1942 converted to Landing Ship Infantry (Light) - LSI(L), supporting 10 craft
1949-1950 troopship refit at Barclay Curle: 12555grt
1960 converted to Taikoo dockyard to pilgrim ship 
Remarks
passengers: 104 x 1st, 100 x 2nd, 1157 troops
(from 1950) 123 x 1st, 96 x 2nd, 104 x 3rd, 790 troops
(from 1960) 243 x 1st, 1669 pilgrims 
End year Fate / Status
1971  Broken Up 01/12/1971 
Disposal Detail
01/12/1971 arrived Kaohsiung for breaking by Tung Cheng Steel Co. 
 

 



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