British India Steam Navigation Co. - B.I.

United Kingdom

P&O Line/British India Steam Navigation Co.
Sailings November 1929-August 1930 (issued November 1929) for:
Maloja, Mooltan, Viceroy of India, Rajputana, Ranpura, Ranchi, Rawalpindi, Mongolia, Moldavia, Narkunda, Kaisar-I-Hind, Cathay, Chitral, Comorin, Mantua, Macedonia, Morea, Malwa, Razmak, Khiva, Karmala, Kashmir, Kalyan, Khyber, Novara, Nankin, Nagoya (P&O Line); Malda, Modasa, Madura, Mulbera, Matiana, Mantola, Domala, Dumana, Mandala, Manela, Merkara, Margha, Morvada, Manora, Mashobra (B.I.)

Ports of call (P&O Line):
London, Gibraltar, Algiers, Marseilles, Malta, Port Said, Aden, Bombay;
London, Southampton, Algiers, Malta, Port Said, Aden, Colombo, Calcutta;
London, Southampton, Gibraltar, Marseilles, Port Said, Aden, Bombay, Colombo, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Yokohama;
London, Gibraltar, Marseilles, Port Said, Aden, Bombay, Colombo, Fremantle, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney
Ports of call (B.I.):
London, Gibraltar, Marseilles, Malta, Port Said, Port Sudan, Aden, Mombasa, Zanzibar, Dar-es-Salaam, Beira;
London, Plymouth, Port Said, Suez, Aden, Bombay;
London, Marseilles, Port Said, Suez, Aden, Colombo, Madras, Calcutta
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P&O Line/British India Steam Navigation Co.
Sailings August 1937-July 1938 (issued August 1937) for:
Strathmore, Stratheden, Strathallan, Strathnaver, Starthaird, Maloja, Mooltan, Viceroy of India, Rajputana, Ranpura, Ranchi, Rawalpindi, Mongolia, Moldavia, Narkunda, Kaisar-I-Hind, Cathay, Chitral, Comorin, Carthage (P&O Line); Malda, Modasa, Madura, Mulbera, Matiana, Mantola, Domala, Dumana, Manela, Mashobra (B.I.)

Ports of call (P&O Line):
London, Tangier, Gibraltar, Marseilles, Malta, Port Said, Aden, Bombay;
London, Southampton, Plymouth, Tangier, Gibraltar, Marseilles, Malta, Port Said, Aden, Bombay, Colombo, Penang, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Yokohama, Kobe;
London, Plymouth, Tangier, Gibraltar, Marseilles, Port Said, Aden, Bombay, Colombo, Fremantle, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane
Ports of call (B.I.):
London, Tangier, Marseilles, Malta, Port Said, Suez, Port Sudan, Aden, Mombasa, Zanzibar, Dar-es-Salaam, Beira;
London, Malta, Port Said, Suez, Aden, Bombay;
London, Tangier, Marseilles, Malta, Port Said, Suez, Aden, Colombo, Madras, Calcutta
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Sailings January-December 1939 (issued October 1938)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Kenya
Karanja
Bombay, Marmagoa, Seychelles, Mombasa, Zanzibar, Dar-es-Salaam, Beira, Lourenço Marques, Durban.
Return voyages: Durban, Lourenço Marques, Beira, Dar-es-Salaam, Zanzibar, Mombasa, Seychelles (Karanja only), Marmagoa (Kenya only), Bombay.

(Marmagoa omitted during the Southwest Monsoon - c. May-Aug)

Tairea
Takliwa
Bombay, Porebunder, Mombasa, Zanzibar, Dar-es-Salaam, Moçambique, Beira, Lourenço Marques, Durban.
Return voyages: Durban, Lourenço Marques, Moçambique, Dar-es-Salaam, Zanzibar, Mombasa, Seychelles (a few voyages during Monsoon season), Porebunder (some voyages), Bombay.

(Porebunder omitted during the Southwest Monsoon - c. May-Aug)

P&O Line/British India Steam Navigation Co.
Sailings February 1954-January 1955 (P&O)/-December 1955 (B.I.) (issued February 1954) for:
Arcadia, Iberia, Himalaya, Chusan, Stratheden, Strathmore, Strathnaver, Strathaird, Canton, Carthage, Corfu (P&O Line); Kenya, Uganda (B.I.)

Ports of call (P&O Line):
London, Southampton, Marseilles, Port Said, Suez, Aden, Bombay, Colombo, Penang, Singapore, Hong Kong, Fremantle, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney
Ports of call (B.I.):
London, Gibraltar, Marseilles, Malta, Port Said, Port Sudan, Aden, Mombasa, Tanga, Zanzibar, Dar-es-Salaam, Beira

Sailings September 1959-December 1960 (issued October 1959) for:
Kenya, Uganda, Amra, Kampala, Karanja, Dara, Daressa, Dumra, Dwarka, Santhia, Sangola, Sirdhana, Rajula, Aronda

Ports of call:
London, Gibraltar, Barcelona, Marseilles, Malta, Port Said, Aden, Mombasa, Tanga, Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam, Nacala, Beira;
Bombay, Bedi Bunder, Parebunder, Karachi, Seychelles, Mombasa, Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam, Moçambique, Beira, Lourenço Marques, Durban;
Bombay, Karachi, Pasni, Gwadur, Muscat, Bunder Abbas, Sharjah, Dubai, Umm Said, Bahrain, Bushire, Kuwait, Abadan, Khorramshahr, Basrah;
Calcutta, Rangoon, Penang, Singapore, Hong Kong, Kobe, Yokohama;
Madras, Nagapattinam, Penang, Singapore, Port Swettenham;
Karachi, Colombo, Chittagong
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