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Name: INDIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/08/1876
Completed: 1876
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: Lawe Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 125
Dimensions: 368grt, 186nrt, 160.0 x 23.8 x 12.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (20 & 38 x 26ins), 70nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 67820
History:
1876 John Bennett, Goole
1890 Bennett SS Co Ltd, Goole
1899 JH Bennetts, Penzance
1913 Paulsen & Ivers, Kiel; renamed NORMAL
1923 Ivers Linie KG (Paulsen & Ivers), Kiel
1927 Max Hansen, Stettin; renamed KLARA
1927 Georg Meyer (Kause & Co), Hamburg; renamed IMMENHOF
11-12/1928 Sank
Comments: 11-12/1928: Sank after sailing from Nordenham on 21/11/1928 for King’s Lynn
with phosphate, posted missing, damaged lifeboat washed ashore near Texel on 07/12/1928.


Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox