Indian passenger-cargo ship 'State of Haryana'
Bombay-registered passenger/cargo ship "State of Haryana" (8,908 tons gross, built by Barclay, Curle & Co Ltd., Whiteinch, Glasgow), owned by the Shipping Corporation of India, at Ballard Pier, Bombay, in January 1968. She was completed in November 1950 as "Santhia" for the British India S.N. Co. of London (see picture #22595
) & bought by S.C.I. in December 1966. She then ran on the Bombay/East Africa service until 1974 when she was transferred to the Andaman Islands service under the name "Nancowry" (not to be confused with the later ship of the same name, the ex-B.I. "Karanja"; see picture #21550
) until reverting to her old name & being laid up in 1976. She was scrapped in Bombay in 1977.
Picture added on 23 August 2013 at 09:13