Yard Number 163 was named LOMBARDY when launched on Wednesday 12/03/1873 by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton for Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company
Ship Type: Passenger Liner
Ship's Role: UK/India and India/Far East services
Tonnage: 2723 gross; 1726 net
Length: 351ft 6in
Breadth: 38ft 4in
Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company
Her main engines were built by Denny & Co, Dumbarton , she was powered by Two cylinder compound inverted steam engine, 50" & 86" x 54", 1713ihp, single screw, 12 knots Her last recorded name was JUBEDU (1893)
LOMBARDY was scrapped on 1896
18/03/1872: Ordered, one of three sisters ships (VENETIA [Denny 162], LOMBARDY and GWALIOR [Denny 164]), although a fourth (NIZAM [Denny 165]) was ordered shortly afterwards.
12/03/1873: Launched for The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Compnay, London.
01/05/1873: Registered at London.
08/05/1873: Left Dumbarton for trials.
22/05/1873: Commenced maiden voyage Southampton/Bombay.
05/11/1875: Re~registered at Glasgow.
09/1881~05/1882: Refitted and reboilered at London.
07/1893: Sold to Hajee Cassum Joosub of Bombay for £5,683 and renamed JUBEDU.
07/1896: Sold to Indian shipbreakers at Bombay.
Previous update by Paul Strathdee and Bruce Biddulph.