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The BENGALEN nearing completion at De Schelde yard.

Identification Data
Year built: 1932
Nat. Official Number: 52 Z MIDD 1930
Category: Cargo vessel
Propulsion: Motor Vessel
Type: General Cargo
Standard Ship Type:
Type Deck: Full scantling
Decks: 3

Construction Data
Shipbuilder: N.V. Koninklijke Maatschappij 'De Schelde'. Scheepswerf en Machinefabriek, Flushing (Vlissingen), Netherlands
Yardnumber: 193
Date Laid Down: 1930-10-15
Launch Date: 1931-12-19
Delivery Date: 1932-04-23

Technical Data
Engine Manufacturer: N.V. Koninklijke Maatschappij 'De Schelde', Flushing (Vlissingen), Netherlands
Engine Type: Motor, Oil, 2-stroke single-acting
Number of Cylinders: 6
Power: 3600
Power Unit: BHP (APK, RPK)
Eng. additional info: Sulzer - Diesel (29 15/16 - 52 3/4)
Speed in knots: 13.50

Gross Tonnage: 6924.00 Gross tonnage
Net Tonnage: 4238.00 Net tonnage
Deadweight: 9328.00 tons deadweight (1016 kg)
Grain: 484886 Cubic Feet
Bale: 444019 Cubic Feet

Length 1: 436.20 Feet (British) Registered
Beam: 55.80 Feet (British) Registered
Depth: 33.50 Feet (British) Registered

Passengers: 0

Ship History Data
Date/Name Ship 1932-04-23 BENGALEN
Manager: Firma Wm Ruys & Zoon, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Owner: N.V. Rotterdamsche Lloyd, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Homeport / Flag: Rotterdam / Netherlands
Callsign: PCZX

Ship Events Data
1931-00-00: ‘BENGALEN’ was equipped with one of the main engines of the ‘INDRAPOERA’ (1925).
1942-03-02: Final Fate: Scuttled by the own crew near westcoast of Madoera to prevent seizing by the Japanese and lost.
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