The Arno, was a 1,825 ton, iron sailing ship with a length of 270.7 feet, breadth of 39 feet and depth of 22.5 feet. She was built by Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow for the Nourse Line, named after the Arno River in central Italy which flows past Florence and Pisa to the Mediterranean Sea, and launched on 19 January 1893. She was primarily used for the transportation of Indian indentured labourers to the colonies. Details of some of these voyages are as follows:
|Destination||Date of Arrival||Number of Passengers||Deaths During Voyage|
|Fiji||23 July 1900||627||n/a|
|Trinidad||15 March 1901||656||9|
|Fiji||4 September 1903||634||n/a|
|Fiji||3 May 1904||631||n/a|
|Trinidad||24 November 1906||627||15|
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