Passagiersschepen "Oldies"

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Re: Passagiersschepen "Oldies"

Bericht door p.arendz » 06 jun 2017 17.20 12:13

Roy schreef:
31 mei 2017 17.20 13:55
Jammer dat ik geen boeken over de British India Steam Navigation Co. heb.
Anders hadden we de "Devonia" ook eens flink uit kunnen spitten................. :!: :| :idea: :wink:
[...]
Roy, Hier komt ze.
Hartelijke groet,
---Peter.

Registered owners, managers and operators: British India Steam Navigation Company Ltd, 1962-1967 - a P&O company
Type: Educational cruise ship

Builders: Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd
Yard: Govan
Yard number: 670

Registry: London, UK
Official number: 166272
Call sign: GTTV
IMO/LR number: 508937
Classification society: Lloyd’s Register

Gross tonnage: 12,796 grt
Net tonnage: 7,166 nrt
Deadweight: 3,497 tons
Length: 157.46m (516.8ft) loa; 151.43m (497.0ft) b/p
Breadth: 19.29m (63.3ft)
Depth: 9.41m (30.9ft)
Draught: 7.490m (24.6ft)

Engines: 2 x 8-cylinder 2 SCSA Sulzer diesel engines
Engine builders: Sulzer Brothers
Works: Winterthur
Power: 6,300 bhp
Propulsion: Twin screw
Speed: 14.2 knots (service); 14.15 knots (trials)
Passenger capacity: 194 cabin passengers, 834 children in dormitories
Employment : Educational cruising

Career

20.12.1938: Launched.
07.1939: Completed as Devonshire for Bibby Line Ltd, Liverpool, as a
troopship carrying 250 passengers and 1,150 troops; 11,275 grt,
6,758 nrt.
11.08.1939: Left Southampton and did not return to the UK for 4½ years. Her duties - under RAF management though she mostly carried soldiers - took her to Marseilles, Dakar, Durban, Basrah, Bombay, Singapore, Fremantle, Tripoli and Naples.
1942: Equipped with landing craft as a Landing Ship Infantry (L). Carried assault craft to the Salerno and D-Day landings. She then served in the Malayan campaign and post-war to Korea.
04.1953: Refitted by her builders. Permanent berths and cafeteria catering being introduced. Now 320 passengers and 825 troops; 12,773 grt, 8,508 nrt.
25.01.1954: Returned to trooping to the Far East from Liverpool (until 1957) and Southampton.
1961: Ministry of Transport charter ended.
17.01.1962: Bought by the British India Steam Navigation Company for £175,000, renamed Devonia
1962: Converted for educational cruising by Barclay Curle & Co, Whiteinch, Glasgow. Passenger capacity now 194 cabin passengers and 834 children. Entered service at Easter, joining her near-sister Dunera (built in 1937 for BI) which had begun regular educational cruises the previous year. Her cruise career took her to most parts of the Mediterranean and the Baltic.
11.09.1964: Upperworks fouled by Swedish ore carrier Tostero whilst alongside at Greenock. Major superficial repairs were needed and she was in dry-dock for eight weeks.
15.12.1967: Sold to Cantieri Navali ‘Santa Maria’, Genoa to be broken up. She had completed 110 educational cruises for BI and was replaced in that trade by tss Uganda.
01.1968: Demolition began at La Spezia.


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Re: Passagiersschepen "Oldies"

Bericht door Roy » 06 jun 2017 17.20 21:21

Bedankt Peter, mooi stukkie werk !!!.
Het schip heeft trouwens een deftig War Record zeg !. :wink:

m.v.g., Roy

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Re: Passagiersschepen "Oldies"

Bericht door GEORGE ROBINSON » 13 jun 2017 17.20 16:47

JERVIS BAY
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1922, 13839grt
Vickers, Barrow-in-Furness (575) for the Commonwealth Government Line, Sydney
12 1st. and 700 3rd. class passengers
1928 White Star Line (Aberdeen Line)
1933 Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line
9/1939 armed merchant cruiser
Sunk by gunfire from German cruiser ADMIRAL SCHEER on 05/11/1940, 52.30N 32.15W
while gallantly defending convoy HX84
Groeten
George in Hull

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Re: Passagiersschepen "Oldies"

Bericht door GEORGE ROBINSON » 02 jul 2017 17.20 19:58

EMPRESS OF AUSTRALIA
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1924, 19379grt
Cammell Laird, Birkenhead (886) as DE GRASSE for the French Line (laid down as SUFFREN)
Le Havre - New York service
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German accommodation ship at Bordeaux from 1940, sunk in the retreat 30/8/1944
Rebuilt with single funnel and returned to service in 1947
1953 EMPRESS OF AUSTRALIA, Canadian Pacific
Liverpool - Quebec service, 220 1st. and 444 tourist class passengers
1956 VENEZUELA, Sicula Oceanica, Naples - La Guaira service
Refitted and rebuilt 1960
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Damaged by stranding off Cannes on 17/3/1962, refloated 16/4/1962
Broken up at La Spezia 8/1962
Groeten
George in Hull

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Re: Passagiersschepen "Oldies"

Bericht door GEORGE ROBINSON » 08 jul 2017 17.20 18:40

KARAPARA as Hospital Ship
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1915, 7117grt
Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Wallsend (948) for British India S.N. Company
44 1st., 64 2nd. and 1490 deck passengers, Bombay to East Africa service
Taken up on completion as a hospital ship for the B.E.F., later served at Gallipoli and Eastern Mediterranean
From 1932 on Calcutta to Singapore service
Again taken up as a hospital ship 06/1940, serving in Mediterranean and Indian Ocean
Broken up at Bombay in 05/1950
Groeten
George in Hull

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Re: Passagiersschepen "Oldies"

Bericht door Roy » 09 jul 2017 17.20 10:26

Beauty full pictures of this Grand Old Ladies George !.

regards, Roy

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Re: Passagiersschepen "Oldies"

Bericht door GEORGE ROBINSON » 16 jul 2017 17.20 17:07

EMPIRE PRIDE
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1941, 9248grt
Barclay, Curle & Co., Glasgow (680), completed as a troopship
Served at the landings at Madagascar, North Africa, Sicily and South of France
1954 CHARLTON PRIDE, Chandris group and converted at Lubeck for cargo only
1956 CALGARIA, Donaldson Line - 1963 EMBASSY, Panama
Broken up at Hong Kong, arrived 09/07/1963
Groeten
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Re: Passagiersschepen "Oldies"

Bericht door p.arendz » 16 jul 2017 17.20 18:59

Moi George,
This is her after her conversion. It look as if her funnel is leaning forward? :roll:
Hartelijke groet,
---Peter.
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Re: Passagiersschepen "Oldies"

Bericht door peelander » 16 jul 2017 17.20 19:20

Vanwege het heel ver weg gehalte geen beste foto, maar welk oudje van Hurtigrute vaart hier in het Trondheimfjord?
MS, Lofoten of SERENISSIMA of nog een ander?
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groeten
Jan van der Pluijm

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Re: Passagiersschepen "Oldies"

Bericht door p.arendz » 16 jul 2017 17.20 21:11

Moi Jan,
Dat was de Harald Jarl, inmiddels Serenissima.
Hartelijke groet,
---Peter.



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