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Royal Sovereign on  River Thames

Royal Sovereign on River Thames

An aerial view of an unidentified passenger ship or liner, seen here anchoring on the River Thames off the Tower of London.
Maybe anyone knows the name and particulars about this vessel. Any help is welcome.

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This looks to be the Royal Sovereign of General Steam Navigation Co. which used to offer day trips on the Thames and to the near Continent in post war years. Derek
 

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Yes, "Royal Sovereign" (1948, 1851 grt) at her overnight/offday mooring. She would start from Tower Pier just upstream and head off under Tower Bridge for Southend and Margate, with an afternoon cruise from Margate and return. She could carry 1800 passengers and make 18knots.
Later converted to roro "Autocarrier" for service from Dover. http://www.photoship.co.uk/JAlbum%20Ships/Old%20Ships%20A/slides/Autocarrier-02.html
Later still became Naples based "Ischia" http://website.lineone.net/~tom_lee/Ischia%204.10.05.jpg
Scrapped 2007.
 

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