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.
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