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S.S. Kenya

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eriskay



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14,464 GRT passenger liner built in 1951 by the Clydeside shipyard of Barclay Curle and Company Limited, for the British Steam navigation Company. Twin-Screw, six steam turbines.


On board equipment by G and J Weir of Glasgow. The photo was rescued from old Company archives that were being 'skipped' some 20 years ago. (Original photographer unknown)
· Date: Fri, 7 May 10 · Views: 408
· Filesize: 90.6kb · Dimensions: 800 x 545 ·
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Scurdie
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Sat, 8 May 10 17:37

Built 1951, not 1961. She was broken up at La Spezia in 1969, I believe. Near-sister to the better-known s.s. Uganda. Another interesting photo, Eriskay!
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eriskay

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Sat, 8 May 10 21:42

Scurdie : Correct - sorry about that - thanks for pointing it out. Have now amended original entry.
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