An aerial view of the river Hooghly

Of all the world ports, Calcutta was visited most by Bank Line ships, loading cargoes for Africa and S. America among other destinations. A feature of a visit was the long haul, sometimes 2 days, up the river Hooghly.

An early pilot vessel
Chowringhee some time ago

Bank Line ships in the docks and on the river moorings

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