Booldana SS 1880 - William Denny & Brothers

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Woody
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Booldana SS 1880 - William Denny & Brothers

Post by Woody » Fri Jun 07, 2013 9:34 am

Launched This Day 7/6/1880 by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton, Yard No 237

http://www.clydesite.co.uk/clydebuilt/v ... sp?id=9503
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Re: Booldana SS 1880 - William Denny & Brothers

Post by RFA53 » Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:12 am

I am in possession of an original copy of a war digest for the Boar War. The SS Booldana was used to transport troops to South Africa from Bombay. I am not familiar with how ships are requisitioned as troop carriers but the Booldana did at least one run leaving Bombay on 19/09/1899 arriving Durban 05/10/99 (not mentioned on the site). I am family history researcher and sometimes a snippet can help put pieces together. Hope this helps somebody now or in the future. Please see excerpt attached.
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