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M.S. SUDAN in Suez canal.
Oil, canvas.
50 x 40cm.

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A beautiful ship and I remember seeing her and other similar SEAC ships in the Far East in the 1950's and 1960's.

Also three Swedish ships with similar colours running between Japan and Australia, with the names Samos, Milos and Delos, I think. I have searched high and low for infomation of these three ships without success,

Can some kind person with a better memory than mine help me?

Thanks,

Nick
 

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Thank you. I, too, found the same list and was surprised my three ships were not included. It has been nearly fifty years but I remember one of them very well. The Samos. She had had a hold fire between HK and the Philippines on her way to Australia with general cargo and turned back, and I, as a surveyor, was involved when she declared General Average. Either 1972 or 1973. I do not remember the ship so probably did not attend on board, but was deeply involved on the cargo side when the cargo from the one hold was discharged and placed in storage in an empty machine shop at Kowloon Docks for reconditioning, disposal or onward forwarding after inspection for Australia.

There were definitely the three ships on the service and I am certainly they were Swedish flagged because I had often seen her and her two sister ships in HK harbour.

Anyone with access to Lloyd's Register records might be able to help me . The big library in Vancouver has a few copies but has been locked down for the past 15 momths!

Thanks,

Nick
 

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Thank you. I, too, found the same list and was surprised my three ships were not included. It has been nearly fifty years but I remember one of them very well. The Samos. She had had a hold fire between HK and the Philippines on her way to Australia with general cargo and turned back, and I, as a surveyor, was involved when she declared General Average. Either 1972 or 1973. I do not remember the ship so probably did not attend on board, but was deeply involved on the cargo side when the cargo from the one hold was discharged and placed in storage in an empty machine shop at Kowloon Docks for reconditioning, disposal or onward forwarding after inspection for Australia.

There were definitely the three ships on the service and I am certainly they were Swedish flagged because I had often seen her and her two sister ships in HK harbour.

Anyone with access to Lloyd's Register records might be able to help me . The big library in Vancouver has a few copies but has been locked down for the past 15 momths!

Thanks,

Nick
Are you sure they weren't Norwegian?
 

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Are you sure they weren't Norwegian?
A beautiful ship and I remember seeing her and other similar SEAC ships in the Far East in the 1950's and 1960's.

Also three Swedish ships with similar colours running between Japan and Australia, with the names Samos, Milos and Delos, I think. I have searched high and low for infomation of these three ships without success,

Can some kind person with a better memory than mine help me?

Thanks,

Nick
Are you sure they weren't Norwegian?
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Thanks. How could I have been so wrong. No doubt in my mind now they were Norwegian. Of course I was only half wrong. Wasn't Norway part of the Swedish Empire not so many centuries ago????
 

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