Sailor’s Home, Strand Road, Calcutta, c1870s

Sailors Home on StrandRoadxনাবিক আবাস, স্ট্র্যান্ড রোড, কলকাতা, আনুমানিক ১৮৭০ দশক
The Sailor’s Home in Calcutta, a destitute seamen’s asylum, was situated till 1839 where the Metcalfe Hall stands now at no.12 Strand Road. The Sailor’s Home moved to another building just north of the junction of Strand Road with Hare Street, as seen in this photograph, facing riverside. In late 19th century the Sailor’s Home, which was then in dilapidated state, was pulled down and replaced with the Magistrate’s Court.
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