“Rajula” an introduction
No ship gave longer service to the British India Steam Navigation Company Ltd (British India Line) than the Rajula.
Rajula was a Clyde built Ship.
“Rajula” was licensed when new, for the enormous total of over 5000 deck passengers.
This original number was easily the largest number of passengers in a single hull under the British flag.
Passengers carried: 30 1st, 30 2nd, 92 3rd, 5113 (later 3622) deck.
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“Rajula” was a most remarkable British India Steam Navigation Company ship, surprising and long lived ship with a very worthwhile career and an excellent reputation.
Built 1926 at Glasgow for the British India Steam Navigation Company Ltd, BI formed in 1856 was one of the largest companies in the British mercantile marine.