SS Wardha

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SS Wardha
Builder: Alexander Stephen and Sons
Launched: 1887
General characteristics
Type: Steamship
Tonnage: 3,917 tons
Length: 350 ft (110 m)
Beam: 47 ft (14 m)

SS Wardha was a 3,917 ton steamship built for the British-India Steam Navigation Companyin 1887 by Alexander Stephen and Sons, Glasgow. She was a passenger cargo vessel of length 350 feet (110 m) and breadth of 47 feet (14 m).

She was used for the transportation of Indian indentured labourers to the colonies. Details of some of these voyages are as follows:

Selected SSWardha voyages
Destination Date of Arrival Number of Passengers Deaths During Voyage
British Guiana 1901 n/a n/a
Fiji 28 July 1905 892 n/a
Fiji 28 June 1906 834 n/a

In 1912, Wardha was sold to F. Bruzzo of Italy.

See also[edit]


  • Blake, George (1956). B.I. Centenary. Collins. 

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