From Our Contribution
courtesy Victorian State Library
|Builder/Built||1914 Alexander Stephen & Sons, Glasgow|
|Type||passenger / cargo|
Owned by the British India Steam Navigation Company of Glasgow. Used on the trade routes to the far east from Britain in the late 1920's and 1930's.
The Takada acted as a hospital ship during the war (10 Aug 1915 - 29 Apr 1919), and made at least one trip to Australia returning convalescent men soon after the war ended.
Scrapped in Belgium in 1938.