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Modasa Ship B I S N co1

?, #16834, b. 1921, d. 1954
Last Edited: 22 Jun 2020
  • (Child) Birth*: Modasa Ship B I S N co was born in 1921; SS Modasa

    Ship Name: Modasa Years in service: 1921- Funnels: 1 Masts: 2 Shipping line: British India Steam Navigation Co. Ship description: Built by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Ltd., Newcastle, England. Tonnage: 9,070. Dimensions: 465' x 58'. Twin-screw, 13 knots. Four steam turbines. Two masts and one funnel. History: Passengers: 170. Broken up for scrap in 1954. Sister ships: Madura, Malda, Mantola, Matiana and Mulbera.1
  • (Deceased) Death*: Modasa Ship B I S N co died in 1954.1
  • (Ship) Passenger List*: Modasa Ship B I S N co passenger list included William Paterson Coupar mill mechanic when she sailed on 18 June 1938 at London, Calcutta, India, . Age 23, 37 High Street Lochee, mill mechanic, Scotland to India;

    Wm Paterson Coupar
    Birth Date
    Departure Date
    Port of Departure
    London England
    Destination Port
    Calcutta India
    Ship Name
    Shipping Line
    B I S N Company, Limited
    Official Number
    J W Gilchrist.2,1


  1. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) UK and Ireland, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960 for Wm Paterson Coupar London 1938 June [Jun 2020].
  2. [S6] From CPT [Sept 2010].