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The Crocodile was a purpose built troopship owned by the British Government and operated by the Royal Navy. She was one of five sister ships (the others being Jumna, Euphrates, Malabar and Serapis). 6,211 gross tons, single screw, speed 15 knots, one funnel, three masts (rigged for sail) and a white painted hull. Built in 1866, they lasted nearly 30 years and were withdrawn in 1894. The bow is a "ram bow" and projects under water.
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