PortCities London

Ships carrying Goan crewmen.

Records show that Goan crewmen worked on these vessels. 

SS 'Indus', P&O passenger liner, 20 July 1882

SS 'Indus', P&O passenger liner, 20 July 1882

SS 'Ravenna', P&O passenger liner, March 1886

SS 'Ravenna', P&O passenger liner, March 1886

The passenger liner SS 'Indus' was in the port of London on 3 April 1881 with 17 Goan crewmen on board.

The cargo liner SS 'Ravenna' was in the port of London on 3 April 1881 with 17 Goan crewmen on board. Descendants of some of the Goan crew have been traced through East Africa and presently live in London.
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SS 'Arabia', P&O passenger liner, 1898-1916

SS 'Arabia', P&O passenger liner, 1898-1916

SS 'Shannon', P&O passenger liner, April 1889

SS 'Shannon', P&O passenger liner, April 1889

The SS 'Arabia' was at the Royal Albert Docks on the night of 31 March 1901 with 49 Goan crewmen on board.

The SS 'Shannon' was at the Royal Albert Docks on the night of 31 March 1901 with 10 Goan crewmen on board
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SS 'Shannon', P&O passenger liner, April 1889

SS 'Shannon', P&O passenger liner, April 1889
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The SS 'Shannon' was at the Royal Albert Docks on the night of 31 March 1901 with 10 Goan crewmen on board
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