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British passenger-cargo ship 'Dumra' of 1946
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No: 22674   Contributor: David T. Jackson   Year: 1967   Manufacturer: Barclay Curle & Company, Whiteinch, United Kingdom   Country: Kuwait
British passenger-cargo ship 'Dumra' of 1946

London-registered passenger/cargo ship "Dumra" (4,867 tons gross, built 1946 by Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Whiteinch), owned by British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. of London, leaving Kuwait in August 1967. Her passenger capacity was 20 1st class, 30 2nd class & 1,537 deck and she operated on the Bombay/Gulf service all her life. Her management was transferred to P&O; General Cargo Division in 1971 & ownership to P&O; S.N. Co. in 1973. She was sold in 1976 to Damodar Bulk Carriers Ltd. of India (an associate company of P&O;) & renamed "Daman". She was laid up in 1978 & sold to Bombay shipbreakers the following year.
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