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Name: TORILLA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/05/1911
Completed: 07/1911
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 810
Dimensions: 5205grt, 3189nrt, 400.4 x 53.2 x 24.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (26.5, 45 & 76 x 51ins), 687nhp
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 129589
History:
28/07/1911 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Glasgow
30/10/1927 Broken up
Comments: Delivered cost 83,200
Acommodation for 60 x 1st class, 32 x 2nd class & 2,234 x deck passengers
Designed for the India/Australia service & the carriage of horses & mules
30/10/1927: Sold for breaking up at Osaka. Cost 13,700


Above photo is copyright of Allan Green

Above photo is copyright of Allan Green

Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 29/05/1911