SS Sangola

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SS Sangola
History
Name:
  • Sangola (1901–1923)
  • Goshu Maru (1923–1933)
Owner:
Builder: Wm Denny & Bros
Launched: 1901
Fate: Scrapped 1933
General characteristics
Tonnage: 5,149 GT
Length: 410.8 ft (125.2 m)
Beam: 50.7 ft (15.5 m)
Depth: 32 ft (9.8 m)
Propulsion: Single screw
Speed: 10.5 knots (19.4 km/h; 12.1 mph)

SS Sangola was a merchant ship of 5,149 gross register tons launched in 1901. She was owned by the British India Steam Navigation Company[1]

From 1908 to 1910 Sangola made six voyages to Fiji bringing Indian indentured labourers from Calcutta and Madras as shown in the table below.

Sangola voyages
Voyage Number Date of Arrival in Fiji Number of Passengers
I 18 March 1908 1132
II 6 June 1908 1086
III 1 February 1152
IV 21 April1909 667
V 7 March 1910 926
VI 5 June 1910 869

In September 1914 she carried troops between India and Marseilles and was sold to Japanese owners in June 1923. Renamed Goshu Maru, she served her Japanese owners until 1933, when she was scrapped in Japan.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "BI Fleet list 1900-1909". BI Ship.
  2. ^ "Ship Descriptions - S". The Ships List. Archived from the original on 22 July 2005. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)