Highlighting some of the lesser known, but just as important past Armenian characters in India.
Those Armenians who have some sort of connection, or maybe simply buried in Calcutta and other locations in India, I re-create their lives and put them into short stories, at least as much as I am able to.
The Armenians of India are unique and their stories need to be told. I hope this blog goes a little way to telling those stories.
Armenian graves in India www.chater-genealogy.com.
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Sunday, 9 March 2014
Apcar Line Vessel Built in Glasgow in 1861
Apcar Line ship, 'Arratoon Apcar' was built in Glasgow. Here is a newspaper snippet reporting that it was conducting sea trials after launch in 1861. Later in 1863 it
is commandeered by the military for use in New Zealand.