Danube (ship)

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United Kingdom
Name: Danube
Owner: Nourse Line
Launched: 1890
Fate: Disappeared 1892
General characteristics
Tons burthen: 1,459 tons

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, Danubve made a voyage to Fiji carrying 591 Indian indentured labourers. She also made a trip to Trinidad carrying 609 passengers, arriving on 1 January 1892; there were 29 deaths during this voyage.[1]

Later in 1892, Danube disappeared during a voyage from Guadeloupe to New York City.[2] Her fate remains a mystery.

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