Bolkiah Wreck

bruneibolkiah Owner: Brunei government Built in 1955 by Cheoy Lee, Hong Kong Yard No: 649 Date of completion: 14 September 1955 Gross Tons: 200 Length: 112′ (34m) Beam: 24′ 6” (7.3m) Type: Twin Screw Mail and Passenger Ship. Accommodation for 6 First Class and 70 day passengers. Speed: 12 knots. Powered by two diesel engines producing 202 B.H.P. at 600 R.P.M. Fate: Scuttled by the Royal Brunei Navy in 1992. Reason for scuttling is that no vessel bearing the Brunei royal name is allowed to be sold for scrap.