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Name: SANTHIA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/11/1924
Completed: 02/1925
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1190
Dimensions: 7754grt, 4841nrt, 436.1 x 57.8 x 33.5ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (20.75, 35.5 & 60 x 45ins), 801nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Reg Number: 148549
History:
02/1925 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
1946 Broken up
Comments: 24/11/1943: On fire at Calcutta
25/11/1943: Capsized
01/1946: Refloated and broken up at Calcutta


Above photo copyright of Allan Green