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QSMV Dominion Monarch built by Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson for Shaw, saville & Albion Line & completed 12/01/39. a refrigerated cargo liner. 25,155GRT, 15,183NWT, length 657.6ft. beam 84.8ft & draught 34ft. Diesel engines powered 4 screws to give 21.5Kn. Crew 385, 508 1st class passengers. Ran London, Las Palmas, Cape Town, Fremantle, Melbourne, Sydney & Wellington. '55 return trip became Wellington, Suva, Papeete, Panama, Curacao & London. requisitioned in 08/40 & converted to…

QSMV Dominion Monarch built by Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson for Shaw…

The 14,430 grt SS UGANDA was completed in 1952 by Barclay Curle & Co.Glasgow for the British-India Steam Navigation Co., service between London and East Africa. She had a varied life as passenger / cargo ship, converted to educational cruising as a school ship with tonnage increased to 16,907 grt, and sterling service as a hospital ship and troop ship. She was transferred to P&O in 1972 but retained her ever popular livery. Eventually sold for scrap, she sailed her last voyage as TRITON…

The grt SS UGANDA was completed in 1952 by Barclay Curle & Co.Glasgow for the British-India Steam Navigation Co., service between London and East Africa. She had a varied life as passenger / cargo ship, converted to educational cruising as a schoo

SS Southern Cross Shaw Savill Line 1961 2nd ship 4th sparks.  Southampton to Sydney via South Africa, Fiji, Tahiti and Panama canal.  Circumnavigated twice.

SS Southern Cross Shaw Savill Line 1961 ship sparks. Southampton to Sydney via South Africa, Fiji, Tahiti and Panama canal. Circumnavigated twice.

This shows one of the four bladed propellers of the Mauretania, manufactured by Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Company Limited (as can be seen on one of the blades to the right).  The Mauretania was built by the shipbuilders Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd, at the Wallsend shipyard and was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside

The blades of the port outboard screw of Cunard's legendary Mauretania of viewed in drydock at Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Company, Limited.

Shaw, Savill & Albion Line

Shaw, Savill & Albion Line

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Shaw, Savill & Albion Line

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