Troopships


HM Indian Troopship Malabar, 1890


ClassTroopship
Sister ShipsJumna, Crocodile, Serapis and Malabar.
Built24 November 1866, Laird Brothers, Birkenhead
Displacement6211
Guns3
Troop Capacity1200
Fate1894
NotesCommissioned for the Indian Government, the Euphrates initially ran from the Suez to Bombay. When the canal was opened it undertook the entire journey, travelling from Portsmouth to Bombay and back in 70 days. The bow is a "ram bow" and projects under water


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by Stephen Luscombe