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The Steamship 'Dorunda'

Photo credit: National Maritime Museum

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A portrait of the steamship ‘Dorunda’, probably commissioned to celebrate the completion of the vessel. She is shown with three masts and with smoke trailing from her funnel. She is shown flying the flag of the British India Associated Steamers dating from 1873. Built on the Clyde by shipbuilders William Denny and Brothers of Dumbarton in 1875, she was a screw steamer of 2,977 tons. The ‘Dorunda’ was used as a passenger cargo vessel by the British India Steam Navigation Company Limited.

National Maritime Museum

London

  • Date

    1875

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    91.4 x 160 cm

  • Accession number

    BHC3290

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