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Name: BOMBAY
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/06/1882
Completed: 1882
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 432
Dimensions: 3192grt, 2049nrt, 337.0 x 41.4 x 26.5ft
Engines: CI2cyl (40 & 74 x 54ins), 350nhp; (1891: T3cyl (23.5, 39 & 64 x 42in), 270nhp)
Engines by: North-East Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland; (1891: Blair & Co Ltd, Stockton)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 86976
History:
1882 Nelson, Donkin & Co, London
1909 A/S Nor (Chr Christensen), Sandefjord
1919 A/S ěrnen (SL Christensen), Sandefjord
1922 A/S Congo & A/S Gabon (SL Christensen), Sandefjord
1922 Renamed PROFESSOR GRUVEL
12/10/1927 Sank
Comments: 1891: Re-engined
1909: Converted to a whale oil factory ship by Framnes M/V
12/10/1927: Sank in ice about 600 miles south of the Falklands.


Above photo as BOMBAY copyright of John Clarkson

Above photo as BOMBAY, after conversion, courtesy of Anders Christensen