SS Santhia

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The S.S. Santhia was a 5,151-ton steamship built for the British-India Steam Navigation Company in 1901 by William Denny & Brothers, Dumbarton and used as a passenger cargo vessel.

She was 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 22 April 1910 1021 n/a
Fiji 8 July 1910 1030 n/a

In 1923, the S.S. Santhia was sold to Japan and renamed Saka Maru. She was scrapped in 1935.

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External links


  • Blake, George (1956). B.I. Centenary. Collins. 

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