TSS Nestor 1913/1950

teb
25th August 2011, 12:43
Can anyone tell me how many passengers "Nestor" carried ?

Cisco
25th August 2011, 12:51
According to Kludas... built to take 350 1st class... then from 1926 it was 250 1st class... from 1935 175 1st class ... increased again to 250 during second world war....

so sayeth Kludas.....

teb
25th August 2011, 13:00
According to Kludas... built to take 350 1st class... then from 1926 it was 250 1st class... from 1935 175 1st class ... increased again to 250 during second world war....

so sayeth Kludas.....

Many thanks Cisco-it's actually 2nd world war period I was seeking Regards Teb(Thumb)

Best Peasant
2nd December 2011, 14:59
Can anyone tell me how many passengers "Nestor" carried ?

I have a passenger list for the T.S.S. Nestor from 1927 showing the passengers who embarked for England as follows:
September 27 Brisbane 2 passengers
September 21 Sydney 3 "
September 27 Melbourne 8 "
October 01 Adelaide 6 "
October 07 Fremantle 3 "

TOTAL 22 Passengers
See attachment for photo of Passenger List front cover

Pat Kennedy
2nd December 2011, 15:17
According to Duncan Haws (Merchant Fleets 6, Blue Funnel Line) Nestor was built to carry 350 1st class, although some sources say 275.
In 1926 the number was reduced to 250 1st class.
In 1935 this was reduced again to 175 1st class.
Finally in 1940 it was increased again to 250 all one class.

teb
3rd December 2011, 02:59
Best Peasant- Pat-- Many thanks your replies -Regards Teb.