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Name Official number Flag IMO
INDUS  53508  IND   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1861  22/04/1861   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Caird & Company, Greenock Cartsdyke West  93 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
269 grt / 158 nrt / 214.0 ft  20.4 ft  8.4 ft   
Engine builder Caird & Company, Greenock
Engine detail
See remarks below.
Diagonal 2cyl 40" x 60". 110nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Oriental Steam Navigation Co, Bombay.     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
26/4/1869 1869 Hajee C Jacoob & Joseph A Shepherd, Bombay and Hugh Dunsmuir, Glasgow - reg Bombay (1st)
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
The engine was intended for the 1859 WINDSOR CASTLE and was shipped separately to Bombay. The WINDSOR CASTLE was to be delivered under sail but wrecked en-route. INDUS was a replacement hull and was similarly sailed to Bombay where her engine was installed. 
End year Fate / Status
1870  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
5/1869 returned to Bombay after twice stranding in the Nurbuda River
6/5/1870 sold to Hajee Cassum Joosoob (Joocub Hajee Gunney?), Bombay for breaking up.
1879 British registry finally closed  
 

 



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