AL 268 Salween
New 1/1250 scale model of the British passenger freighter Salween of the British and Burmese Steam Navigation Company by Albatros (AL 269) as in 1938.
Estimated delivery mid-July.
Ship was completed in 1937 by William Denny & Brothers, Dumbarton. 9360 BRT. Served as a troop transport in WW II. Post 1945 returned to UK- Burmese service. Scrapped 1962.
Port of Registry: Glasgow
Propulsion: 3 Parsons steam turbines SR gearing 4700shp 14 knots
Launched: Friday, 22/10/1937
Ship Type: Passenger Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 7063 grt
Length: 462 feet
Breadth: 59 feet 2
Draught: 27 feet 3
Owner History: British & Burmese Steam Navigation Company Glasgow
Status: Scrapped - 1962