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of 9 Billiter Street, London
Also known as the Oriental Inland Steam Navigation Co (OISNC).
1856 Prospectus issued. Object was to establish system of navigation on the rivers of India, using steamers to tow flat barges.
1858 Twelve steam "trains" (vessels of shallow draught capable of shipping 1000 t loads) were despatched to India
1864 The company reported how some of the steamers had been working nearly continuously but others had been stopped for overhaul
1866 Report to the company meeting; stated that agreement with Indus Flotilla Co that they would avoid unncessary competition
1867 Company wound up; shareholders included William Samuel Deacon and Robert Wilson of 6 Billiter Street, London