Ship that took Subhas to England in 1919

Subhas sailed from Calcutta on 15th September 1919 by the British India steam navigation company's steamer City of Calcutta. City of Calcutta was built in 1881 and was an iron screw steamer. It was built in Scotland, Glasgow. It was wrecked in 1921. When Subhas sailed, it took the ship about 5 weeks to reach Tillsbury, because of a coal strike in the ports. It reached London on 25th October.

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