Danube (ship)

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Career (United Kingdom)
Name: Danube
Owner: Nourse Line
Launched: 1890
Fate: Lost at sea
General characteristics
Tons burthen: 1,459 tons

The Danube, a 1,459 ton sailing ship named after the second longest river in Europe, was built in 1890 for the Nourse Line.

On 15 June 1891 she made a voyage to Fiji carrying 591 Indian indentured labourers. She also made a trip to Trinidad, arriving on 1 January 1892, carrying 609 passengers. There were 29 deaths during this voyage.[1] In 1892, the Danube went missing on a voyage from Guadeloupe to New York.[2] Her fate remains a mystery.

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