The 'Complete' P&O Fleet List

Please let me know if I've missed any!

Information is displayed as follows:- Vessel Name +  Year of Build + Year Ceased Service  + Tonnage

Please Note: "PS" signifies paddle steamer.

Achilles (PS) 1838 1845 purchased from J.& G. Burns, 1856 sold. 992

Aden (1) 1856 Far East services, 1872 sold to Chinese Merchants SN Co., Shanghai. 812

Aden (2) 1892 wrecked Socotra Island, Aden; loss of 78 lives. 3,925

Aden (3) 1946 ex- Somerset, 1954 chartered from Federal Line, renamed Aden, 1967 returned to owners. 9,943

Adria 1873 1881 sold to Hajee Cassum Joosub, Bombay. 1,225

Afteh 1842 Alexandria-Nile service, 1847 taken over by Egyptian Government. 40

Alhambra 1855 1862 sold to Joshua Bros, London. 642

Alipore 1920 1942 torpedoed and sunk off British Guiana; loss of 8 lives. 5,273

Alma 1854 1859 wrecked on reef in Red Sea; no loss of life. 2,165

Ancona 1879 Australia service, 1899 sold to Hajee Cassum Joosub, Bombay renamed Taher. 3,081

Ansari 1864 tug at Suez, 1885 sold. 146

Arabia 1898 1916 torpedoed and sunk SW of Cape Matapan; loss of 11 lives. 7,930

Arcadia (1) 1888 1915 scrapped Bombay. 6,603

Arcadia (2) 1954 1979 scrapped. 29,664

Ariel (PS) 1846 1848 wrecked near Leghorn; no loss of life. 709

Assam 1873 ex- Feldmarschal Moltke, 1875 purchased from North German Lloyd, renamed Assam, 1895 sold NYK, Japan, renamed Kaijo Maru. 3,033

Assaye 1899 1928 scrapped Stavanger. 7,376

Australia (1) 1870 1889 sold to Union SS Co., renamed Dane. 3,664

Australia (2) 1892 1904 stranded at entrance to Port Philip Bay, caught fire, total loss. 6,901

Ava 1855 1888 lost near Trincomalee; no loss of life. 1,373

Avoca 1866 1882 sold to agent of Sultan of Zanzibar. 1,480

Azof 1855 1871 sold to D. Gillers, Hong Kong. 700

Ballaarat 1882 1904 sold and scrapped. 4,752

Ballarat (1) 1911 1917 torpedoed and sunk in English Channel while trooping; no loss of life. 11,120

Ballarat (2) 1921 1935 scrapped Briton Ferry. 13,033

Ballarat (3) 1954 1968 renamed Pando Cape, 1972 sold to Ben Line, renamed Benledi. 8,792

Balranald (1) 1922 1936 scrapped Troon. 13,039

Balranald (2) 1956 ex- Nyanza, 1964 transferred from British India S.N. Co renamed Balranald, 1968 returned to BISN Co. renamed Nyanza, 1971 became part of P & O, 1974 sold to Iran renamed Arya Gol. 8,513

Banca 1900 1923 sold to Japan, renamed Taiyu Maru. 5,995

Bangalore (1) 1867 1886 sold to Hajee Cassum Joosub for pilgrim trade to Jeddah. 2,342

Bangalore (2) was actually owned by Hain Line.

Baradine (1) 1920 1936 scrapped Dalmuir. 13,144

Baradine (2) 1956 ex- Nardana, 1963 transferred from British India S.N. Co renamed Baradine, 1968 returned to BISN Co. renamed Nardana, 1971 became part of P & O, 1973 sold to Iran renamed Arya Pan. 8,511

Baroda 1864 1881 scrapped. 1,874

Barrabool 1923 1936 scrapped Bo'ness. 13,148

Begum 1913 Bombay passenger tender, 1915 transferred to Mazagon Dock Co. 194

Behar (1) 1855 ex- Barcelona, 1858 purchased from Cie Franco-Americaine renamed Behar, 1874 sold Japan renamed Niigata Maru. 1,603

Behar (2) was actually owned by Hain Line. (Infamous for the BEHAR massacre)

Beltana 1911 1930 sold to Japan. 11,167

Benalla 1912 1931 scrapped Japan. 11,118

Benares 1858 1868 wrecked near Shanghai; no loss of life. 1,491

Bendigo (1) completed as Beltana.

Bendigo (2) 1922 1936 scrapped Barrow. 13,039

Bendigo (3) 1954 1968 renamed Pando Sound, 1972 scrapped. 8,782

Bengal (1) 1853 1870 sold to New York, London & China SS Co. 2,185

Bengal (2) 1886 1905 sold to Shah SN Co., renamed Shah Najam. 4,344

Bentinck (PS) 1843 1860 sold to Calcutta Government. 1,974

Berrima 1913 1930 scrapped Japan. 11,137

Bokhara 1873 1892 wrecked off Formosa in typhoon; loss of 125 lives. 2,944

Bombay (1) purchased by Sicily before completion.

Bombay (2) 1852 1878 sold to Kwok Acheong, Hong Kong. 1,186

Bombay (3) 1889 1903 sold to Messageries Maritimes, renamed Danube. 3,319

Borda 1914 1930 scrapped Japan. 11,136

Borneo 1895 1914 sold Japan., renamed Harima Maru. 4,573

Boulac (PS) 1850 Nile River service. 272

Braganza (1) (PS) 1836 1844 rebuilt to 844 tons, 1852 scrapped. 688

Braganza (2) completed as Alhambra.

Brindisi 1880 1889 sold to Russian Government, renamed Dalny Vostock. 3,542

Britannia 1887 1909 scrapped Genoa. 6,525

Bulan 1924 Malayan feeder service, 1952 sold at Hong Kong. 1,048

Cadiz 1853 1870 sold to Tector & Co, Yokohama renamed Rhein. 816

Cairo (PS) 1841 Nile service, 1847 taken over by Egyptian Government. 55

Calabah 1864 tug at Calcutta, 1882 converted to lighter. 146

Caledonia 1894 1925 scrapped Bombay. 7,558

Canberra 1961 scrapped 1998 45,270

Candia (1) 1854 1857 rebuilt to 1,982 tons, 1874 sold to J.Howden then to Japan, renamed Wakanoura Maru. 1,961

Candia (2) 1896 1917 torpedoed and sunk in English Channel. 6,482

Cannanore 1948 1972 sold to Somalia renamed Santa Ana. 7,065

Canton (1) (PS) 1848 Canton River feeder service, 1859 wrecked Macao in typhoon; no loss of life. 348

Canton (2) 1889 1903 sold to Messageries Maritimes renamed Bosphore. 3,333

Canton (3) 1938 1962 scrapped Hong Kong. 15,784

Carnatic 1862 1869 wrecked on reef in Gulf of Suez; loss of 26 lives. 1,776

Carthage (1) 1880 1903 scrapped Bombay. 5,013

Carthage (2) 1931 1961 scrapped Japan. 14,304

Cathay (1) 1872 1890 sold to Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), Japan, renamed Ikai Maru. 2,983

Cathay (2) 1925 1942 bombed and sunk at Bougie, North Africa while trooping. 15,104

Cathay (3) 1957 ex- Baudouinville, 1961 purchased from Cie Maritime Belge, Antwerp renamed Cathay, 1976 sold to Republic of China renamed Kenghsin. 13,351

Ceylon (1) 1858 1881 sold to J. Clark as cruise ship. 2,021

Ceylon (2) 1894 1913 sold Japan., renamed Yamato Maru. 4,094

China (1) 1856 ex- Alma, 1858 purchased from Cie Franco-Americaine renamed China, 1882 scrapped. 2,016

China (2) 1896 1928 scrapped Japan. 7,912

Chitral (1) 1925 1953 scrapped Dalmuir. 15,248

Chitral (2) 1956 ex- Jadotville, 1961 purchased from Cie Maritime Belge, Antwerp, renamed Chitral, 1975 scrapped at Taiwan. 13,821

Chusan (1) 1852 1858 sold to D. Sassoon & Sons, Shanghai. 699

Chusan (2) 1884 1905 sold to Shah SN Co., renamed Shah Najaf. 4,490

Chusan (3) 1950 1973 scrapped Taiwan. 24,215

Clyde 1881 1901 sold to Shah SN Co., renamed Shah Noor. 4,124

Colombo 1853 1859 rebuilt to 2,127 tons, 1862 wrecked on Laccadive Islands, Indian Ocean; no loss of life. 1,865

Columbian 1855 1877 sold to Hajee Cassum Joosub, Bombay. 2,112

Commonwealth 1902 1910 taken over with Blue Anchor Line fleet, 1923 scrapped Spezia. 6,616

Comorin (1) 1924 1941 caught fire and sank off Sierra Leone; loss of 20 lives. 15,116

Comorin (2) see Singapore (3)

Corea 1864 ex- Cohen, purchased 1864, Shanghai-Yokohama feeder service, 1865 left Hong Kong and went missing in typhoon. 610

Corfu 1930 1961 scrapped Japan. 14,251

Coromandel (1) 1885 1905 sold to Shah SN Co., renamed Shah Noor (2) 4,359

Coromandel (2) 1949 1969 sold sold to Hong Kong renamed Shun Hing. 7,065

Cumballa 1891 tender at Bombay, scrapped during first world war. 152

Deccan 1868 1889 sold to Hajee Cassum Joosub for pilgrim trade to Jeddah. 3,128

Delhi (1) completed as Nemesis.

Delhi (2) 1864 1881 sold to Raeburn, Verel & Co, Glasgow. 1,899

Delhi (3) 1905 1911 wrecked off Cape Spartel, Tangiers in gale; loss of 3 lives. 8,090

Delta (1) (PS) 1844 Nile service, 1846 taken over by Egyptian Government. 240

Delta (2) completed as Aden (1).

Delta (3) (PS) 1859 1874 sold Japan renamed, Takasago Maru. 1,618

Delta (4) 1905 1929 scrapped Japan. 8,053

Devanha (1) 1906 1928 scrapped Japan. 8,092

Devanha (2) 1947 ex- Lautoka, 1947 purchased from W. Carpenter, Sydney renamed Devanha, 1961 sold to Hong Kong renamed Fortune Canary. 7,367

Dewan 1909 tug at Bombay, 1945 scrapped. 282

Don Juan (PS) 1837 1837 wrecked near Gibraltar. 800

Dongola (1) 1905 1926 scrapped. 8,038

Dongola (2) 1946 ex- Rabaul, 1947 purchased from W. Carpenter, Sydney renamed Dongola, 1961 sold to India renamed Apjashwini. 7,371

Douro 1853 1854 wrecked in typhoon at Hong Kong; no loss of life. 810

Egypt 1897 1922 sank after collision with French ship SEINE off Ushant; loss of 86 lives. 7,912

Ellora 1855 ex- Cadix,1858 purchased from Cie Franco-Americaine renamed Ellora, 1876 sold at Melbourne converted to sail. 1,607

Emeu 1854 1858 purchased from Cunard, 1873 sold to W. MacArthur converted to sail, renamed Winchester. 1,538

Empire Fowey 1935 ex- Potsdam, North German Lloyd, war reparations, 1945 P&O trooPShip, 1961 sold to Pan-Islamic Co, Karachi, renamed Safina-el-Hujjaj. 19,121

Erin (PS) 1846 1857 wrecked on Ceylon coast; no loss of life. 797

Eston 1919 coastal feeder service, 1940 mined and sunk off Blyth. 1,487

Ettrick 1938 permanent trooPShip, 1942 torpedoed and sunk near Gibraltar; loss of 24 lives. 11,279

Euxine (PS) 1847 1868 sold to E.Bates, Liverpool converted to sail. 1,164

Faid Rabany (PS) 1852 UK-Egypt service, 1853 reported sold. 274

Formosa (1) 1851 1870 sold to China Nav.Co. 672

Formosa (2) 1892 1909 scrapped. 4,045

Frodingham 1913 ex- Gyula, 1915 purchased from Soc. Francais d'Armaments, renamed Frodingham, UK east coast feeder service, 1923 sold to Neville Shipping Co, Cardiff. 1,081

Ganges (1) purchased by Sicily before completion.

Ganges (2) (PS) 1850 1871 sold to Rennie & Co, Shanghai. 1,187

Ganges (3) 1882 1898 burnt out at Bombay. 4,196

Geelong (1) 1866 1887 sold to Reynell & Co., renamed Irhizaki Maru No.1. 1,835

Geelong (2) 1904 1910 taken over with Blue Anchor Line fleet, 1916 sank after collision with s/s BONVILSTON near Alexandria; no loss of life. 7,954

Giucowar 1893 tug at Bombay, 1915 sold to Mazagon Dock Co. 249

Golconda 1863 1881 sold Bombay. 1,909

Granada 1857 1866 sold to Prince Hijo, Yokohama renamed Ryoun Maru. 571

Great Liverpool (PS) 1837 ex- Liverpool, 1840 purchased from J. Hartley, Liverpool renamed Great Liverpool, wrecked Cape Finisterre. 1,140

Gutzlaff 1886 tug at Shanghai, 1942 seized by Japanese and later destroyed. 136

Gwalior 1873 1894 sold Japan, renamed Shinahu Maru. 2,733

Haddington (PS) 1846 1854 converted to sail, cadet training ship, 1871 sold to Haviside & Co, London. 1,847

Harlington (1) 1895 1896 purchased from J&C. Harrison, UK east coast feeder service, 1914 wrecked off Clacton; no loss of life. 1,032

Harlington (2) 1913 ex- Figulina, 1915 purchased from Soc. Francais d'Armaments, renamed Harlington, UK east coast feeder service, 1916 mined and sunk off Harwich; loss of 7 lives. 1,089

Hereward 1888 tug at Bombay, 1918 scrapped. 108

Himalaya (1) 1853 1854 sold to British Government, 1894 became coal hulk. (picture) 3,438

Himalaya (2) 1892 1916 requisitioned, converted to seaplane carrier, 1919 returned to P & O, used as trooPShip, 1922 scrapped. 6,898

Himalaya (3) 1949 1974 scrapped Taiwan. 27,955

Hindostan (1) (PS) 1842 1864 sunk in cyclone at Calcutta. 2,018

Hindostan (2) 1869 1879 wrecked on reef near Madras. 3,113

Hong Kong 1889 1890 wrecked on reef at Perim; no loss of life. 3,174

Hydaspes 1872 1898 sold to F.Gore, Shanghai. 2,984

Iberia (1) (PS) 1836 1856 scrapped. 516

Iberia (2) owned by Macolmson's.

Iberia (3) 1954 1973 scrapped Taiwan. 29,614

India (1) (PS) 1839 1849 sold. 871

India (2) 1896 1915 torpedoed and sunk off Norway while serving as Armed Merchant Cruiser; loss of 160 lives. 7,911

Indus (1) (PS) 1847 1863 converted to sail (coal supply ship), 1869 sold to McKay & Sons. 1,386

Indus (2) 1871 1885 wrecked off Ceylon; no loss of life. 3,462

Isis 1898 1914 became HMS Isonzo, 1920 sold to Bland Line, renamed Gibel Sarsar. 1,728

Island Princess 1972 1974 taken over with Pacific Cruises Inc. 19,907

Japan 1893 1910 sold to Japan renamed Shimpo Maru. 4,319

Java 1892 1910 sold to Japan renamed Ume Maru. 4,093

Jeddo 1859 1866 wrecked on reef near Bombay; no loss of life. 1,632

Jeypore 1920 1942 torpedoed and sunk in Atlantic. 5,318

Jupiter (PS) 1835 1847 chartered from St. George SP Co, 1848 purchased, 1852 scrapped. 610

Kaisar-I-Hind (1) 1878 1897 scrapped Bombay. 4,023

Kaisar-I-Hind (2) 1914 1921 chartered to Cunard, temporarily renamed Emperor of India, 1922 resumed P&O service, 1938 scrapped Blyth. 11,518

Kalyan 1914 1932 scrapped Japan. 9,118

Karmala (1) 1914 1932 scrapped. 9,128

Karmala (2) 1945 ex- Stanholme, 1947 purchased from J. Billmeir renamed Karmala, 1967 scrapped. 7,673

Kashgar (1) 1874 1890 sold Japan. 2,621

Kashgar (2) 1914 1932 scrapped Japan. 9,005

Kashmir 1914 1932 scrapped Japan. 8,985

Khedive 1871 1897 sold to Duda, Abdullah & Co, Bombay. 3,742

Khiva (1) 1873 ex- Antwerpen, 1874 purchased from Ryde Line, renamed Khiva, 1890 sold to Hajee Cassum Joosub, Bombay. 2,609

Khiva (2) 1913 1931 scrapped Japan. 9,135

Khyber (1) 1914 1931 scrapped Japan. 9,114

Khyber (2) 1945 ex- Stanmore, 1947 purchased from J. Billmeir renamed Khyber, 1964 sold to Liberia renamed Comet Victory. 7,675

Kidderpore 1920 no further info. 5,334

Lady Mary Wood (PS) 1842 1859 sold to Indo-Netherlands Co., renamed Oenerang. 553

Lahej 1927 tug at Aden, 1961 scrapped. 283

Lahore (1) completed as Deccan.

Lahore (2) 1920 1941 torpedoed and sunk off Freetown. 5,304

Liverpool (PS) 1830 1835 purchased by City of Dublin SP Co, 1838 operated by P&O, 1845 scrapped. 450

Lombardy 1873 1893 sold to Hajee Cassum Joosub for pilgrim trade to Jeddah, renamed Jubedu (2). 2,723

Lotus (PS) 1838 ex- Dahlia, 1840 purchased from Mitchell, Newcastle renamed Lotus, Nile service, 1847 taken over by Egyptian Government. 40

Macedonia 1904 1931 scrapped Japan. 10,512

Madras (1) completed as Indus (1)

Madras (2) 1852 1874 sold to Japan after stranding, renamed Kanagawa Maru. 1,185

Madras (3) completed as Sunda (2)

Madrid (PS) 1845 1857 wrecked Vigo; no loss of life. 479

Makaria 1972 1973 transferred from Moss Hutchison Line, 1979 sold to Panama renamed Los Teques. 2,686

Malabar 1858 1860 wrecked on reef in Galle harbour; no loss of life. 917

Malacca (1) 1866 1882 sold to agent of Sultan of Zanzibar. 1,709

Malacca (2) 1892 1909 scrapped. 4,045

Maloja (1) 1911 1916 mined and sunk off Dover; loss of 122 lives. 12,431

Maloja (2) 1923 1954 scrapped Inverkeithing. 20,837

Malta (1) (PS) 1848 1858 converted to screw steamer, 1878 sold to J. McBryde & Co. 1,218

Malta (2) 1895 1922 scrapped Italy. 6,064

Malwa (1) 1873 1894 sold to NYK, Japan, renamed Yamoto Maru. 2,933

Malwa (2) 1908 1932 scrapped Japan. 10,882

Manila 1892 1910 sold to Italy renamed Maria C. 4,201

Manilla 1853 1861 sold to Gibb Livingstone & Co, Whampoa. 646

Mantua (1) 1909 1935 scrapped Shanghai. 10,946

Mantua (2) 1959 1974 scrapped. 12,899

Marmora 1903 1918 torpedoed and sunk off Ireland; loss of 10 lives. 10,509

Massilia (1) (PS) 1860 1877 sold Mitsubishi Co., renamed Atago Maru. 1,640

Massilia (2) 1884 1903 scrapped Genoa. 4,908

Mata Hari 1915 1924 purchased from British India Line - Malay feeder service, 1942 captured by Japan, later became war casualty. 1,020

Mazagon 1894 1907 sold to British India SN Co. 4,997

Medina 1911 1917 torpedoed and sunk off Start Point; loss of 6 lives. 12,358

Melita 1971 1973 transferred from Moss Hutchison Line, 1979 sold to Panama renamed Siboney. 2,686

Mirzapore (1) completed as Australia (1)

Mirzapore (2) 1871 1898 sold to Hajee Cassum Joosub for pilgrim trade to Jeddah. 3,763

Mirzapore (3) 1921 1939 scrapped Belgium. 6715

Moldavia (1) 1903 1918 torpedoed and sunk off Beachy Head while trooping; loss of 56 lives. 9,505

Moldavia (2) 1922 1938 scrapped UK. 16,436

Mongolia (1) 1865 1888 scrapped. 2,999

Mongolia (2) 1903 1917 mined and sunk off Bombay; loss of 23 lives. 9,505

Mongolia (3) 1923 1938 chartered to New Zealand Shipping Co., renamed Rimutaka, 1950 sold to Cia de Nav. Incres, Panama, renamed Europa. 16,385

Montrose (PS) 1837 1840 purchased from Scottish owners, 1852 sold to Portuguese Government. 603

Mooltan (1) 1860 1880 sold to Elles & Co., converted to sail and renamed Eleanor Margaret. 2,257

Mooltan (2) 1905 1917 torpedoed and sunk off Sardinia; no loss of life. 9,621

Mooltan (3) 1923 1954 scrapped Faslane. 20,847

Morea 1908 1930 scrapped Japan. 10,895

Nagoya 1913 1932 scrapped Japan. 6,874

Nagpore 1920 1942 torpedoed and sunk off Canary Islands. 5,283

Naldera 1918 1938 scrapped Bo'ness. 16,088

Namur 1906 1917 torpedoed and sunk east of Gibraltar; loss of 1 life. 6,694

Nankin (1) 1888 ex- Rufford Hall, 1898 purchased from Hall Line, renamed Nankin, 1904 sold to Japan, renamed Motohira Maru No II. 3,950

Nankin (2) 1912 1932 sold to Eastern & Australasian SS Co. 6,846

Narkunda 1920 1942 bombed and sunk off Algeria while trooping; loss of 31 lives. 16,118

Narrung 1896 1910 taken over with Blue Anchor Line fleet, 1912 sold Hong Kong. 5,078

Nellore 1913 1929 sold to Eastern & Australasian SS Co. 6,856

Nemesis 1857 1869 sold to W. Denny (shipbuilders). 2,018

Nepaul (1) 1858 1867 sold Japan renamed Yuko. 769

Nepaul (2) 1876 1890 wrecked on rocks off Plymouth. 3,536

Nile 1906 1915 wrecked on rock in Inland Sea, Japan. 6,694

Niphon 1865 Hong Kong feeder service, 1868 wrecked near Amoy; loss of 13 lives. 695

Nizam 1873 1893 scrapped Bombay. 2,726

Nore 1907 1925 scrapped. 6,696

Norna 1853 1871 sold to Kwok Acheong, Hong Kong. 970

Northam 1858 1868 sold to Day Summers & Co. 1,330

Novara 1912 1932 scrapped. 6,875

Nubia (1) 1854 1877 sold to London Schools Board as training ship, renamed Shaftesbury. 2,096

Nubia (2) 1895 1915 lost outside Colombo while waiting for the pilot. 5,914

Nyanza (1) (PS) 1864 (P&O's last paddle steamer), 1873 sold to Union SS Co converted to screw steamer. (see picture with news item about Cospatrick) 2,082

Nyanza (2) 1907 1927 scrapped Japan. 6,695

Oceana 1888 1912 sank after collision with German barque Piagua in English Channel; loss of 14 lives. 6,610

Oriental (1) (PS) 1840 ex- United States 1840 purchased from Transatlantic SS Co renamed Oriental, 1861 scrapped. 1,787

Oriental (2) 1888 1915 sold to Hong Kong SS Co., renamed Kong Kheng. 5,284

Orissa 1856 ex- Franc-Comtois, 1858 purchased from Cie Franco-Americaine renamed Orissa, 1878 sold to J.Matheson, Hong Kong converted to sail. 1,647

Osiris 1898 1922 scrapped. 1,738

Ottawa 1853 1857 purchased from Canadian SN Co, 1873 sold to Hong Kong. 1,275

Pacha (PS) 1842 1847 rebuilt to 590 tons, 1851 sunk in collision with s/s ERIN in Straits of Malacca; loss of 17 lives. 548

Pacific Princess 1971 ex- Sea Venture, 1974 taken over with Pacific Cruises Inc., 1975 renamed Pacific Princess. 19,903

Padua 1912 ex- Luneberg, Deutsche-Australische Line, renamed Padua, 1920 acquired as war reparations, 1933 scrapped. 5,907

Palana 1936 ex- Sussex, 1946 transferred from Federal Line renamed Palana, 1954 returned to Federal Line renamed Cambridge. 11,063

Palawan 1895 1914 sold to Arab SS Co., renamed Jeddah. 4,686

Palermo 1903 1924 scrapped Italy. 7,597

Palma 1903 1924 scrapped Genoa. 7,632

Pando Cape see Ballarat (3)

Pando Cove see Singapore (3)

Pando Gulf 1957 ex- Woodarra, 1968 transferred from British India Line, renamed Pando Gulf, 1974 sold to Ben Line, renamed Benalbanach. 8,753

Pando Head see Surat (3)

Pando Point 1957 ex- Waroonga, 1968 transferred from British India Line, renamed Pando Point, 1974 sold to Ben Line, renamed Benwyvis. 8,753

Pando Sound see Bendigo (3)

Pando Strait see Sunda (3)

Paringa 1936 ex- Essex, 1947 transferred from Federal Line renamed Paringa, 1955 returned to Federal Line renamed Norfolk. 11,063

Parramatta 1882 1903 scrapped Bombay. 4,759

Patonga 1953 1975 renamed Strathlauder, 1977 scrapped. 10,071

Pekin (1) (PS) 1847 1866 scrapped. 1,182

Pekin (2) 1871 1897 sold to Hajee Cassum Joosub for pilgrim trade to Jeddah, renamed Jubedu. 3,777

Pekin (3) 1887 ex- Locksley Hall, 1899 purchased from Hall Line, renamed Pekin, 1906 sold to Esafji Tajbhoy, Bombay, renamed Shah Nawaz. 3,957

Peninsula (PS) 1836 1836-1840 chartered from A.Anderson & Co. 113

Peninsular 1888 1909 scrapped Genoa. 5,294

Pera (1) completed as Alma.

Pera (2) 1855 1880 sold to W.Ross & Co. 2,014

Pera (3) 1903 1917 torpedoed and sunk in Mediterranean; loss of 1 life. 7,635

Perim (1) 1916 ex- Treuenfels, Hansa Line, renamed Perim, 1920 acquired as war reparations, 1935 scrapped. 7,648

Perim (2) 1945 1967 scrapped. 9,550

Persia 1900 1915 torpedoed and sunk south of Crete; loss of 335 lives. 7,951

Peshawur (1) 1871 1899 sold to Hajee Cassum Joosub for pilgrim trade to Jeddah, renamed Ashruf. 3,749

Peshawur (2) 1905 1917 torpedoed and sunk off Ireland; loss of 13 lives. 7,634

Peshawur (3) 1919 1943 torpedoed and sunk near Madras; no loss of life. 7,934

Pinjarra 1944 ex- Empire Paragon, 1946 purchased from MOWT renamed Pinjarra, 1962 sold to Bermuda renamed Hong Kong Importer. 9,888

Plassy 1900 1924 scrapped Italy. 7,405

Poona 1905 1924 scrapped Italy. 7,625

Poonah 1863 1889 sold for scrap. 2,152

Pottinger (PS) 1846 1867 scrapped. 1,401

Precursor (PS) 1841 1844 acquired from Eastern Steam Nav. Co, 1858 hulked, 1869 scrapped. 1,817

Rajah 1853 1861 sold to Sassoon & Sons, Shanghai. 537

Rajputana 1925 April 14th 1941 torpedoed and sunk by U.108 south of Iceland in position 64.50N 27.25W while serving as an Armed Merchant Cruiser escorting convoy HX 117. Cdr C. T. O. Richardson, 4 officers and 35 crew were lost. 283 survivors were rescued by HMS LEGION and landed at Reykjavik 16,644

Ranchi 1925 1953 scrapped Newport. 16,738

Rangoon 1863 1871 wrecked on rocks, Ceylon; no loss of life. 1,776

Ranpura 1925 1944 sold to Admiralty became fleet repair ship. 16,688

Ravenna 1880 1898 sold to G.P.Walford. 3,372

Rawalpindi 1925 1939 became Armed Merchant Cruiser, sunk in battle with German battleshiPS SCHARNHORST and GNEISENAU allowing convoy to escape; loss of 266 lives. 16,697

Razmak 1925 1960 scrapped. 10,602

Redcar 1920 coastal feeder service, 1946 sold to H.Rilson, Southampton. 1,475

Ripon (PS) 1846 1870 sold to Caird & Co, Greenock converted to sail. 1,508

Rohilla 1880 1900 sold Japan. 3,500

Rome 1881 1904 renamed Vectis (3) used for cruising, 1912 sold to French Government. 5,013

Rosetta 1880 1900 sold NYK, Japan, renamed Rosetta Maru. 3,502

Royal Tar (PS) 1832 1840 purchased from Dublin & London SP Co, 1847 sold to Portuguese Government renamed Infante Don Luiz. 308

Salmara 1956 1966 transferred to Eastern & Australasian SS Co. renamed Arakawa, 1973 transferred to British India S.N. Co renamed Teesta, 1975 transferred back to P & O renamed Strathloyal, 1977 scrapped. 8,199

Salsette (1) 1858 1871 sold to Stoomvaart Maats, Batavia, renamed Sumatra. 1,491

Salsette (2) 1908 1917 torpedoed and sunk in English Channel; loss of 15 lives. 5,842

Salsette (3) 1956 1966 transferred to Eastern & Australasian SS Co. renamed Aradina, 1970 transferred to British India S.N. Co renamed Tairea, 1971 transferred back to P & O, 1975 renamed Strathlomond, 1977 sold to Singapore renamed United Viscount. 8,199

Sardinia 1902 1925 scrapped Japan. 6,574

Shanghai (1) 1851 1862 sold to W.Dickenson, Shanghai. 546

Shanghai (2) 1889 1903 sold to Messageries Maritimes, renamed Crimee. 3,323

Shannon 1881 1901 scrapped Bombay. 4,189

Shillong (1) 1939 1943 torpedoed and sunk in North Atlantic. 5,528

Shillong (2) 1948 1957 sank after collision with tanker Purfina Congo in Red Sea; loss of 2 lives. 8,934

Siam 1873 ex- Minister Roon, 1875 purchased from North German Lloyd, renamed Siam, 1895 sold to NYK, Japan, renamed Yorihime Maru. 3,026

Sicilia 1901 1926 scrapped Japan. 6,696

Simla (1) 1854 1875 sold to Howden, Glasgow converted to sail. 2,441

Simla (2) 1895 1916 torpedoed and sunk west of Malta. 5,884

Singapore (1) (PS) 1850 1867 wrecked Japan; no loss of life. 1,190

Singapore (2) completed as Nubia (2)

Singapore (3) 1951 1964 renamed Comorin (2), 1968 renamed Pando Cove, 1972 scrapped Spain. 9,236

Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy (PS) 1848 Canton River service, 1859 sold. 126

Sobraon 1900 1901 lost in dense fog off Foochow. 7,382

Socotra (1) 1897 1915 wrecked on French coast. 6,009

Socotra (2) 1943 managed for MOWT, 1946 purchased from MOWT, 1965 scrapped. 7,754

Somali (1) 1901 1923 sold to Petersen & Albeck, Copenhagen. 6,780

Somali (2) 1930 1941 bombed and sunk off Blyth 6,809

Somali (3) 1948 1969 sold to Panama, renamed Happyland. 9,080

Soudan (1) 1901 1925 sold to Japan. 6,680

Soudan (2) 1931 1942 mined and sunk off Capetown. 6,677

Soudan (3) 1847 1970 scrapped Japan. 9,080

Spirit of London 1972 1974 transferred to Princess Cruises, renamed Sun Princess. 17,370

Strathaddie 1960 ex- Farsistan, 1973 transferred from Strick Line, 1975 renamed Strathaddie, 1978 sold to Panama renamed Sophocles. 9,633

Strathaird (1) 1932 1967 scrapped Hong Kong. 22,544

Strathaird (2) 1970 ex- Nigaristan, 1973 transferred from Strick Line, 1975 renamed Strathaird, 1979 sold to Greece renamed Garifalia C. 9,778

Strathairlie 1956 ex- Baluchistan, 1973 transferred from Strick Line, 1975 renamed Strathairlie, 1977 scrapped. 8,345

Strathallan 1937 1942 torpedoed and sunk off Oran while trooping; loss of 4 lives. 23,722

Strathalvie 1966 ex- Floristan, 1973 transferred from Strick Line, 1975 renamed Strathalvie, 1978 sold to Greece renamed Alexandra. 9,296

Strathangus 1966 ex- Serbistan, 1973 transferred from Strick Line, 1975 renamed Strathangus, 1978 sold to panama renamed Kellett Island. 8,700

Strathanna 1966 ex- Registan, 1973 transferred from Strick Line, 1975 renamed Strathanna, 1978 sold to Panama renamed Tsing Yi Island. 8,819

Strathappin 1965 ex- Shahristan, 1973 transferred from Strick Line, 1975 renamed Strathappin, 1979 sold to Greece renamed Irenes Ideal. 9,280

Strathardle 1967 1979 Sold to Thailand renamed Anchan. 9,863

Stratharlick 1969 ex- Tabaristan, 1973 transferred from Strick Line, 1975 renamed Stratharlick, 1978 sold to Greece renamed Aeolian Star. 9,627

Stratharos 1959 ex- Baharistan, 1973 transferred from Strick Line, 1975 renamed Stratharos, 1977 sold to Panama renamed Chi Kong. 8,121

Strathaslak 1960 ex- Kohistan, 1973 transferred from Strick Line, 1975 renamed Strathaslak, 1978 sold to Greece renamed Quincy. 7,457

Strathassynt 1963 ex- Turkistan, 1973 transferred from Strick Line, 1975 renamed Strathassynt, 1978 sold to Panama renamed Amber Star. 9,270

Strathatlow 1959 ex- Gorjistan,1973 transferred from Strick Line, 1975 renamed Strathatlow, 1978 sold to Egypt renamed Nile U. 9,449

Strathavoch 1965 ex- Armanistan, 1973 transferred from Strick Line, 1975 renamed Strathavoch, 1978 sold to Panama renamed Sharp Island. 8,531

Strathbrora 1967 1979 sold to Thailand renamed Benjamas. 9,863

Strathcarrol 1969 ex- Aska, 1973 transferred from British India S.N. Co, 1975 renamed Strathcarrol, 1979 sold to South Korea renamed Halla Pilot. 10,031

Strathcarron 1969 ex- Amra, 1973 transferred from British India S.N. Co, 1975 renamed Strathcarron, 1979 sold to South Korea renamed Halla Pride. 10,031

Strathconan 1967 1979 sold to Thailand renamed Chuangchom. 9,863

Strathdare 1974 1974 sold to Ellerman Line renamed City of Exeter. 9,014

Strathdevon 1975 1981 sold to Cuba renamed Donato Marmol 9,214

Strathdirk 1976 1981 sold to Cuba renamed Bartolome Maso. 9,230

Strathdoon 1976 1981 sold to Panama renamed Emerald Islands. 9,230

Strathduns 1977 1981 sold to Panama renamed Ruby Islands. 9,230

Strathdyce 1977 1979 sold to Yugoslavia renamed Komovi. 9,230

Stratheden 1937 1964 sold to John Latsis, Piraeus, renamed Henrietta Latsis. 23,732

Strathinch 1962 ex- Antrim, 1972 transferred from Avenue Shipping Co, 1975 renamed Strathinch, 1977 sold to Bangladesh renamed Islami Taaj. 6,305

Strathinver 1959 ex- Galway, 1972 transferred from Avenue Shipping Co, 1975 renamed Strathinver, 1976 sold to Singapore renamed Golden Fortune. 7,167

Strathirvine 1957 ex- Donegal, 1972 transferred from Avenue Shipping Co, 1975 renamed Strathirvine, 1978 sold to Panama renamed Athina. 6,270

Strathlairg 1951 ex- Chakdina, 1973 transferred from British India S.N. Co, 1975 renamed Strathlairg, 1977 scrapped. 7,267

Strathlauder see Patonga.

Strathleven 1953 ex- Jelunga, 1973 transferred from British India S.N. Co, 1975 renamed Strathleven, 1977 scrapped. 7,432

Strathlomond see Salsette (2)

Strathloyal see Salmara.

Strathmay 1970 ex- Manora, 1973 transferred from British India S.N. Co, 1975 renamed Strathmay, 1982 sold to Thailand renamed Jumpa. 11,208

Strathmeigle 1971 ex- Merkara, 1973 transferred from British India S.N. Co, 1975 renamed Strathmeigle, 1982 sold to Thailand renamed Kannikar. 11,143

Strathmore (1) 1935 1963 sold to John Latsis, Piraeus, renamed Marianna Latsis for Jeddah pilgrimage service. 23,580

Strathmore (2) 1971 ex- Morvada, 1973 transferred from British India S.N. Co, 1975 renamed Strathmore, 1982 sold to Thailand renamed Intanin. 11,143

Strathmuir 1971 ex- Mulbera, 1973 transferred from British India S.N. Co, 1975 renamed Strathmuir, 1982 sold to Bermuda renamed Sonia M. 11,143

Strathnairn 1963 ex- Kohinur, 1972 transferred from Hain-Nourse Line, 1975 renamed Strathnairn, 1977 sold to Singapore renamed Silvergate. 7,109

Strathnaver (1) 1931 1962 scrapped Hong Kong. 22,270

Strathnaver (2) 1962 ex- Jumna, 1972 transferred from Hain-Nourse Line, 1975 renamed Strathnaver, 1977 sold to Singapore renamed Singapore Progress. 9,890

Strathnevis 1963 ex- Nurjehan, 1972 transferred from Hain-Nourse Line, 1975 renamed Strathnevis, 1977 sold to Greece renamed Ioannis. 6,099

Strathnewton 1959 ex- Nurmahal, 1972 transferred from British India S.N. Co, 1975 renamed Strathnewton, 1977 scrapped. 6,024

Strathtay 1962 ex- Trebartha, 1972 transferred from Hain-Nourse Line, 1975 renamed Strathtay, 1978 sold to Panama renamed Zak. 10,028

Strathteviot 1962 ex- Trefusis, 1971 transferred from Hain-Nourse Line, 1975 renamed Strathteviot, 1978 sold to Greece renamed Evia. 7,277

Strathtruim 1963 ex- Treneglos, 1971 transferred from Hain-Nourse Line, 1975 renamed Strathtruim, 1978 sold to Singapore renamed Siam Bay. 6,875

Sultan (PS) 1847 1855 converted to 1,125 ton screw steamer, 1869 sold to China Nav.Co. 1,090

Sumatra (1) 1867 1886 sold to Hajee Cassum Joosub for pilgrim trade to Jeddah. 2,488

Sumatra (2) 1895 1914 sold to Arab SS Co. 4,607

Sunda (1) 1866 1882 sold to agent of Sultan of Zanzibar. 1,682

Sunda (2) 1895 1914 sold Japan., renamed Hokokuo Maru. 4,674

Sunda (3) 1952 1968 renamed Pando Strait, 1972 scrapped. 9,235

Surat (1) 1866 1894 sold at Kobe, renamed Shinyu Maru. 2,578

Surat (2) 1938 1941 torpedoed and sunk off Freetown. 5,529

Surat (3) 1948 1968 renamed Pando Head, 1972 scrapped Inverkeithing. 8,925

Sutlej 1882 1900 sold and scrapped France. 4,194

Syria (1) (PS) 1863 1870 sold to Caird & Co (shipbuilders) 1,932

Syria (2) 1901 1924 scrapped. 6,660

Tagus (PS) 1837 1864 scrapped. 783

Tanjore 1865 1890 sold to Hajee Cassum Joosub, Bombay for use in pilgrim trade to Jeddah. 1,971

Tartar (PS) 1853 Canton-Shanghai feeder service, 1855 sold to Admiralty as gunboat HMS Coromandel. 303

Tasmania 1884 1887 wrecked on rocks at Corsica; loss of 35 lives. 4,488

Teheran 1874 1894 sold Japan, renamed Toyei Maru. 2,589

Thames 1882 1901 sold and scrapped France. 4,101

Thibet 1874 1890 sold to Hajee Cassum Joosub, Bombay, renamed Cashmere. 2,593

Tiber (PS) 1846 1847 wrecked in fog on Spanish coast; no loss of life. 763

Tientsin 1888 ex- Branksome Hall, 1898 purchased from Hall Line, renamed Tientsin, 1906 sold to Esafji Tajbhoy, Bombay, renamed Shah Mazir. 3,950

Timsah 1873 tug at Bombay, 1910 sold. 191

Travancore 1868 1880 wrecked on rocks off Italy; no loss of life. 1,889

Union 1854 Mauritius-Bourbon mail service, 1863 sold Hong Kong. 237

United Kingdom (PS) 1837 probably chartered. 335

Valetta (1) (PS) 1853 1865 sold to Egyptian Government renamed Chabekiek. 769

Valetta (2) 1884 1903 sold to Shah SN Co., renamed Alavia. 4,911

Vectis (1) purchased by Sicily before completion.

Vectis (2) (PS) 1853 1865 sold to Egyptian Government renamed Kalwab. 786

Vectis (3) see Rome.

Vendee 1972 ex- Zaida, 1973 transferred from British India S.N. Co, 1975 renamed Vendee, chartered to Israel, 1986 sold to Israel renamed Avocado Carmel. 6,088

Venetia 1873 1893 scrapped Bombay. 2,726

Verona 1879 1899 scrapped Holland. 3,116

Viceroy of India 1929 1942 torpedoed and sunk off Oran while trooping; loss of 4 lives. 19,648

Victoria 1887 1909 scrapped Genoa. 6,522

Wakool 1898 1910 taken over with Blue Anchor Line fleet, 1912 sold Japan, renamed Kwanto Maru. 5,004

Wilcannia 1899 1910 taken over with Blue Anchor Line fleet, 1913 sold Japan, renamed Shinkoku Maru. 4,953

William Fawcett (PS) 1829 1836-1838 chartered from Dublin & London Steam Packet Co. 206

Zambesi 1873 1888 sold to F.Upton. 2,431

Zira 1972 1975 chartered to Israel renamed Vosges, 1986 sold to Israel renamed Galia Carmel. 6,088