British cargo ship 'Merkara' of 1971
British India Steam Navigation Co's general cargo ship "Merkara" (11,143 tons gross, built 1971 by Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd., Wallsend) at Dubai in October 1971. In 1973 she came under the ownership of Peninsular & Oriental S.N. Co. & in 1975 was renamed "Strathmeigle". In 1982 she was sold to United Thai Shipping Corporation & renamed "Kannikar" and scrapped at Huangpu, China, in 1987.
Other photos of the Merkara:
Picture added on 17 April 2013 at 12:22