indian SS Taiyabi (+1918)
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nationality indian
purpose transport
type passenger/cargo ship
subtype/class coal cargo ship (collier)
propulsion sail and steam
date built 1889
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 3157  grt
dimensions 105.3 x 12.9 x 7.5 m
engine triple expansion engine, 2 masts
power 271  n.h.p.
speed  
yard no. 220
about the loss
cause lost foundered
date lost 09/01/1918  [dd/mm/yyyy]
about people
builder
Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast & Glasgow
last owner
[1]Allibhoy M. Jeevanjee & Co., Bombay (Mumbai)
SS Taiyabi (+1918)
period 1912 ~ 1918
prev. owners
[2]Asiatic Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. - Turner & Co. - Turner, Morrison & Co., London
SS Nawab I
period 1889 ~ 1912
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entered by Lettens Jan
entered 21/12/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 01/11/2011
 
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Lettens Jan21/12/2008
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Lettens Jan22/10/2013S/S TAIYABI

Owned by Allibhoy M. Jeevanjee & Co. and built in 1889 by Harland & Wolff; 3,157 tons; 345.6x42.2x24.5 ft.; 271 n.h.p.; triple expansion engine

On January 9th, 1918, while carrying coal and general cargo from Cardiff to Malta, the Indian steamer S/S Taiyabi foundered. She was employed as an Admiralty collier at the time of her loss.
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About Builders
 Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast & Glasgow
Harland and Wolff was formed in 1861 by Edward James Harland and Hamburg-born Gustav Wilhelm Wolff. Based in Belfast at Queen’s Island, Harland and Wolff are a huge and very important shipbuilding company. The shipbuilding complex is only one of two yards left in the U.K. capable of building large merchant ships. The yard was most well known for building high-class transatlantic passenger liners and was considered to be the best in the world. The company has built over 1700 ships at four yards and has been in operation for over 135 years.

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