Ship Details

Rig

Iron Screw Steamer, 600 hp.

Built

1879

Built In

Tonnage

3,142g 1,888n

Built By

Dimensions

380.9 x 38.3 x 26.0

Demise

Peninsular & Orienalt Steam Navigation Co., reg. Greenock. 1882: Present at Alexandria during the Arabi Pasha bombardment.

Description

Steamship

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Comment

The Ancona was sold to Hajee Cassam Joosub in Bombay in 1899. The Ancona was renamed Taher. My great grand father came to Mauritius, from Surat, India, on board that steamship in 1900. Its last voyage was to Mauritius and was wrecked near Port Louis in 1901.

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