ss. Orna



Official Number Date Builder Tonnage L B D Fate
136261 1913 Wm Gray & Co Ltd 4783 380.0 51.5 30.0 Broken up 1934
Capt Colin McDonald - Master 1923 (Australian coast)


1913 September 15th - Launched. She was launched for F C Strick & Co as Shahristan but she was taken over by British India and renamed Orna.
" November 11th - Delivered as Orna for the British India Steam Navigation Company at a cost of £81,400.
1917 Came under the Liner Requisition Scheme.
" October 17th - She was attacked by a torpedo and gunfire from U22 in the mid-Atlantic. Orna was not hit and was able to escape.

1918 January 13th - Ran aground off Alexandria but was refloated unharmed.
1926 August 16th - Grounded in the Hooghly when inward bound from Semarang to Calcutta with a cargo of sugar.
" August 19th - She was refloated following her grounding and only sustained a few buckled plates.
1933 September - Sold for £6,650 to shipbreakers.
1934 Broken up at Osaka.


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