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Panamanian cargo ship 'Kadina' of 1946
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No: 21809   Contributor: David T. Jackson   Year: 1971   Manufacturer: Scotts' Shipbuilding, Greenock, United Kingdom   Country: Malaysia
Panamanian cargo ship 'Kadina' of 1946

Panama-registered cargo ship "Kadina" (3,029 tons gross, built by Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Greenock), owned by Kadina Enterprises Co. of Hong Kong, at Penang in February 1971. She was built in 1946 as "Sinkiang" for China Navigation Co. of London (managers: John Swire & Co.); sold in 1966 to Asia Selatan Enterprises of Panama, inititally renamed "Tong Jit" & later renamed "Gamsolo"; and bought by Kadina in 1969. She foundered during a storm in Singapore's Eastern Anchorage while undergoing repairs on 18th May 1977; she was refloated in September 1978 & delivered to Jurong Shipbreakers for demolition.
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