MV Devonia Late British India

Chris Rogers
10th March 2006, 17:29
Hi, Having spent a school holiday on board her in1967 when she was a school ship I went on cruise 67 of 1967 sailing from Swansea i believe this was one of her last cruises any info will be greatly appreciated of her fate. cheers Chris Rogers (Thumb)

Hugh MacLean
10th March 2006, 18:14
Hello Chris,

Devonia Built 1939 ex- Devonshire, 1962 purchased from Bibby Line, educational cruise ship, 1967 sold for scrap. 1968 scrapped in Italy. Managed for Ministry of War Transport.

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Rgds

Hugh

gdynia
10th March 2006, 18:39
Hi, Having spent a school holiday on board her in1967 when she was a school ship I went on cruise 67 of 1967 sailing from Swansea i believe this was one of her last cruises any info will be greatly appreciated of her fate. cheers Chris Rogers (Thumb)
Chris

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1962-1967
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Pas: 104 1st, 90 2nd, 160 3rd, 1150 troop, deck. 1953 130 1st, 96 2nd, 99 3rd, 824 troop, deck. 1962 194 cabin and 834 children. Ex DEVONSHIRE built in 1939 for Bibby Line, 1962 purchased by BI refitted renamed DEVONIA, 1967 sold for scrapping, 1968 scrapped

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