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Name Official number Flag IMO
NEVASA  187433  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1956  30/11/1955  12/07/1956 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Troop Transport  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  733 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
20527 grt / 11496 nrt / 8271 dwt 609 ft 3 in  78 ft 3 in     28 ft 
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
6 Parsons steam turbines driving twin screws giving 18 knot speed. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., London  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1972 Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co., London 
Vessel history
Named after a city in Maharashtra Province in Central India she was launched by Mrs JA Boyd-Carpenter, wife of the then Minister of Transport.
She entered service as a troopship on a 15 year charter.
In October 1962 she made her last trooping voyage before the transfer of the Armed Forces was made entirely by air and was laid up on the River Fal.
In November 1964 she was converted at Falmouth to an educational cruise ship. Her tonnages altered to 20160grt,10880nrt
Her first educational cruise departed from Southampton on October 28th 1965.
On January 11th 1975 on arrival at Malta she was unexpectedly withdrawn due to increased operating costs particularly fuel and was sold to the Nan Feng company ay Kaohsiung for scrapping. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1975  Broken Up 10/06/1975 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Kaohsiung on 30/03/1975 and work commenced on 10/06/1975. 
 

 



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