SS Ava

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There have been several vessels named "Ava", including:

  • SS Ava (1855) – British steamship built in 1855 and operated by the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company on the China mail service; she ran aground and was wrecked off the coast of Ceylon in February 1858.
  • SS Ava (1862) – Steamship built 1862, operated between India and Burma, scrapped 1890.[1]
  • SS Ava (1873) – Steamship built 1873, owned by British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., sunk 1879 following collision at the mouth of the Hooghly River.[2]
  • SS Ava (1895) – Steamship built 1895, ran aground near Mawlamyine in 1905.[3]
  • SS Ava (1906) – Steamship built 1906, torpedoed and sunk by a German U-boat SW of Ireland, January 1917.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SS AVA built by Archibald Denny Dumbarton". www.clydesite.co.uk. Retrieved 9 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "SS Ava (+1879)". www.wrecksite.eu. Retrieved 9 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "SS Ava (+1905)". www.wrecksite.eu. Retrieved 9 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "SS Ava (+1917)". www.wrecksite.eu. Retrieved 9 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Ava". Ships hit by U-boats during WWI. www.uboat.net. Retrieved 9 May 2011.