SPECIFICATIONS OF TWO COAL BURNING SINGLE-SCREW STEEL TUGS FOR THE STATE OF MORVI, KATHIAWAR, INDIA, NOS. 786/7 : THE "GANGA" AND THE "JUMNA".

Philip & Son Limited.


£45.00




Not Published. Dartmouth ; 1st ed., 1930. 2 + 32 + 1 + 1 (MS.) P.C. with ink title. 33 x 20cm. Rusty staples o/w V.G. (Includes Philip's notepaper). In 1930 two tugs were launched on the River Dart for Sir A. Gill and for service in Morvi States, British India. The GANGA and JUMNA were both shipped out east aboard the S.S. BELDIS and registered in Navahki. (Blackhurst p. 100). Morvi or Morbi is a city and a municipality in Morvi district in the Indian state of Gujarat. It was a Princely State ruled by the Jadeja clan of Rajputs until Indian independence in 1947. It is situated on the Kathiawar peninsula. These specifications cover every aspect of the vessel's construction including hull, machinery, fittings, gear, etc., plus details of trials etc.


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