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Old 1st May 2018, 21:12
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Originally Posted by RKM1940 View Post
Originally Posted by RKM1940 View Post
Recall travel by SS Canton twice - from Mumbai (then Bombay) to London and return from Southampton to Mumbai. Both sailings were in 1948 when I was just 8 years old. Memorable journey and I can visualise the trip even today - especially the one to London. If I recall correctly, the return journey started from Southampton on 27 December 1948.
Sorry, just found out that SS Canton sailed from Southampton on 17 December 1948, not 27 December 1948.
Here's a drawing of my dad on his way from India to England on SS Canton in 1948. Drawing by FJ Groves
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