built by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton,
Yard No 1502
Engines by English Electric Co.Rugby
Last Name: NAJD II
Propulsion: 6Vee oil 4SA each16cy with elec drive to 2 sc shafts 17 knots
Launched: Friday, 24/11/1961
Built: 1962
Ship Type: Passenger Train Ferry
Ship's Role: Wellington - Picton
Tonnage: 4160 grt | 1443 nrt | 1050 dwt
Length: 368 feet
Breadth: 61 feet
Draught: 21 feet
Owner History:
New Zealand Railways Wellington
Status: Scrapped - Nov 1994 India

Remarks: The last of hundreds of ferries/passenger ships built by Wm Denny
Sold Najd Trading & Construction Company of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in October, 1984
renamed Najd II in 1986.
Previous data update by Paul Strathdee
Picture supplied by Colin Campbell

Last updated: by Colin Campbell from the original records by Stuart Cameron

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