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Name: JANUS
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/04/1910
Completed: 06/1910
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 806
Dimensions: 4824grt, 3078nrt, 400.0 x 53.1 x 24.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (28, 46 & 76 x 51ins), 539nhp
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 120765
History:
06/1910 A Currie & Co Pty Ltd, Melbourne
1913 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Calcutta & Glasgow
07/01/1933 Scuttled
Comments: Purchase price 72,000
Accommodation for 45 x 1st & 32 x 2nd class passengers
Employed on the India to Australia route
1919: Capacity changed to 2441 x deck passengers
1932: Fire caused structural damage which was uneconomic to repair
Sold to Vizagapatam Port Trust for 3,000
07/01/1933: Scuttled as part of a breakwater at Vizagapatam


Above photo is copyright of Allan C Green

Above photo is copyright of Allan C Green

Above photo is copyright of Allan C Green

Above photo is copyright of Allan C Green

Above photo is copyright of Allan C Green