A Great British India Line Trio

British India Line ships served as troopships in many wars, and their two largest liners of Neuralia and Nevasa (2) of 9,080 grt built on the Clyde in 1912/13 were converted into permanent troopships in 1925, and given the troopship white hull with a broad blue band and a yellow funnel three years later. The first Nevasa had been a smaller passenger ship of 2,950 grt built in 1884 and broken up at Bombay in 1908.

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