Ship: MAWANA (1958 - 1971 General Cargo ship 497 feet overall of Brocklebank Line, Liverpool)
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The names of Brocklebank vessels normally start with the letter "M" and which has an Indian connection.
Mawana is a town in Meerut district in the Uttar Pradesh state of India. In the northeast side of town is Mawana sugar works.
Its name comes from the word "Muhana" means Gateway. It is supposed to be the Muhana of Hastinapur kingdom. Wikipedia
Brocklebank's MAWANA was built in 1958 by William Hamilton & Co., Port Glasgow, Scotland,. and sister to MASIRAH.
She had an unevenful career until Jan 1st 1968 when she came under the managership of Cunard-Brocklebank and was then sold in 1971 to the Papalios Group and renamed AEGIS LEGEND.
1972 was transferred to Cyprus ownership and again transferred in 1974 to another Cyprus owner.
On August 1st 1974 she left Yokohama for Chiba, Japan for breaking up.