Kuwait MV Maha [+1968]
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general
nationality Kuwait
purpose transport
type cargo ship
propulsion motor vessel (diesel)
date built 1947
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 1510  grt
dimensions 77.1 x 11.6 x 5.5 m
engine 2 diesel engines, 2 diesel engines, dual shaft, 2 screws
power  
speed 12  knots
yard no. 428
IMO/Off. no. 521727
about the loss
cause lost foundered
date lost 10/10/1968  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Dundee
last owner
[1]Unknown
prev. owners
[2]Kvarnerska Plovidba, Rijeka (Fiume)
MV Snjeznik
period 1959 ~ 1961
IMO/Off. no.: 521727
[3]Clyde Shipping Co., Ltd., Glasgow
SS Beachy
period 1947 ~ 1959
IMO/Off. no.: 169492
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about the wreck
depth (m.) 60 max. / -- min. (m)
orientation
protected
war grave
updates
entered by Jan Lettens
entered 28/08/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 03/03/2014
 
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Allen Tony08/11/2013Maha MV foundered off Trivandrum after developing a list whilst on route from Singapore for Basrah.
Previously called,
MV Beachy 1947-1958 Clyde shipping co. Ltd, UK
MV Snjeznik 1958-1962 Kvarnerska Plovidba, Rijeka.
MV Maha 1962-1962 Reefer Navigation Co. SA, Panama.
MV Maha 1916-1968 A. & M. Abughazelah, Kuwait.
Jan Lettens28/08/2008UK hydro member
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