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  1. COLOMBO

    COLOMBO

    Photo: A.W. Plate & Co.
  2. Colombo

    Colombo

    Further view taken from Orsova in May 1973 - at Colombo See comments for ship identification
  3. Colombo

    Colombo

  4. Kerimoana at Colombo

    Kerimoana at Colombo

    Loading coal in Colombo
  5. Deebank, Colombo 1953

    Deebank, Colombo 1953

    Regrettably poor shot of the Deebank, August 1953 at Colombo, Ceylon, as it was.
  6. Colombo, March 1955

    Colombo, March 1955

    LA MARSEILLAISE - SOMALI - Unknown. &
  7. Bhuddist Illuminations, Colombo 1964

    Bhuddist Illuminations, Colombo 1964

    Taken during a Bhuddist festival in Colombo.
  8. Bhuddist Shrine, Colombo 1964

    Bhuddist Shrine, Colombo 1964

    There was some kind of religious festival on during one of our visits to Colombo and they had lots of shrines and illuminations illustrating the life of Bhuddda.
  9. Colombo

    Colombo

    Colombo in Ceylon, or Sri Lanka. Whatever,- it's the steam crane in the foreground that is the main pictorial content. Hissing and clanking and fussing about. It really should have been a video clip, in colour - with smell. The picture probably taken in the thirties.
  10. Colombo

    Colombo

    Cristoforo Colombo, 1954/29.191 grt. Lisbon, Sept.1972
  11. SOUTH SHIELDS DRY DOCK 1968

    SOUTH SHIELDS DRY DOCK 1968

    A 1968 shot of City of Colombo in a South Shields drydock. North Shields over the river. Houlder's Hornby Grange behind tallest crane on right. See:- http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=4112 City of Colombo built 1956, 7739tons gross, 507ft long, 66ft beam, 15 knot motor ship.
  12. COLOMBO HARBOUR 1970

    COLOMBO HARBOUR 1970

    September 1970 and some interesting local sailing vessels come and go within Colombo Harbour. Photo taken from British Sovereign whilst discharging cargo from Kharg Island, Persian Gulf. What are these sailing ships called??
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