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Rv Paukan was built in Scotland on the Clyde by the famous ships builder Yarrow & Co on 1947 with the same design of the pre-war Quarter Wheeler steamers of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company. After being boarded up in order to protect her from the sea waves, she left Scotland for the delivery voyage to Burma on the 1950. On the 12th January 1951 she started to serve the Inland Water Transport (Irrawaddy Flotilla was nationalized on the 1st of June 1948) on the route Mandalay- Bhamo for both cargo and passengers transportation.
  • Year Built: 1947
  • Decks: 3 - Main Deck (6 Cabins)* Upper Deck (10 Cabins-Saloon-Dining Room) * Sundeck / Solarium (Length 20 Mt. - Furnished with Steamer Chairs/Sun Lounges/ Rattan Armchairs for 32 pax)
  • Hull: Steel
  • Length: 150ft (45.72mt)
  • Beam: 34ft (11.5mt)
  • Draft: 2.6ft (0.8mt)
  • Diesel Engines: 2 x 300hp MWM * Model: TBD-234V6
  • Propulsion Schotel: Outboard * Model: SRP-100/110
  • Maximum Upriver Speed: 6 miles per hour
  • Maximum downriver Speed: 11 Miles per hour
  • Navigation: Navigation lights, ships horn, searchlight
  • Comms: Gsm phone, Internal phone system, Tannoy for navigation
  • Generators: 2 x 95 kva Denyo Gensets
  • Fire Protection: 21 Smoke Detectors, 4 Heat Detectors, 8 Manual alarms stations, Electronic Control Panel Silent Knight (Made in USA) – 20 Fire Extinguishers – 8 Fire Hose Cabinets, fire pump
  • Safety: Emergency lights, Emergency Generator, life jackets for all on board and life rafts
  • Cabins: 16 deluxe cabins with own shower/wc (Berths 32), 3,35 Mt X 4.00 Mt (132" X 158")
  • Bar: 1
  • Dining Room: 1 (32. seats)
  • Kitchen: 1 fully equipped kitchen
  • Water: Desedimentation and full water treatment Reverse Osmosis System for the Kitchen.
  • Sewage: Treatment plant


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