british British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. - BISN SS Karagola (+1901)
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general
nationality british
purpose transport
type passenger/cargo ship
propulsion steam
date built 1887
status
lifted lifted
details
weight (tons) 1168  grt
dimensions 73.23 x 10.41 x -- m
engine 1 triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw
power 1797  i.h.p.
speed  
yard no. 200
IMO/Off. no. 95026
about the loss
cause lost fire
date lost 20/04/1901  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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builder
Inglis A. & J. Ltd., Glasgow
engine by
Inglis A. & J. Ltd., Glasgow
owner
British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. - BISN, London
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entered 20/04/2008
last update Allen Tony
last update 28/10/2013
 
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Allen Tony20/04/2008Karagola SS was a British Passenger/Cargo Steamer of 1,168 tons built in 1887 by A & J Inglis Pointhouse Glasgow, Yard No 200 for the British India Steam Navigation Company Glasgow & London. Engines by Shipbuilder were a steam triple expansion 3cyl engine giving 1,797 ihp. On the 20th April 1901 she was destroyed by fire at Akyab and was broken up later.
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British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. - BISN, London

Registered in 1856 as the Calcutta & Burmah Steam Navigation Co. and in 1862 became British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. In 1886 B.I. took control of the Australian S.N. Co. and their coastal services out of Brisbane. This became Australasian United S.N. Co. Apcar & Co., Calcutta with their fleet of five ships was taken over in 1912 and the five ships and the Australian company of Archibald Currie was absorbed in 1913. B.I. and P & O Steam Navigation Co. merged in 1914 but each kept their separate identities until 1971 when all ships came under the parent P&O company.

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