British India Line
Preparing to sail from Tilbury with teachers watching over the children on deck. To judge from the nasty mess near the port rail it looks as if one of the kids
has already felt seasick!
(Note the Soviet liner Baltika in the background)
British India,s "Devonia" entering the new Firth of Clyde drydock in Greenock. She may have been the first ship to use the drydock.
She was used as a schools educational cruise ship at the time.
A few of the 900 or so birdwatchers on Devonia enjoying a cruise around the 'bird islands of Scotland', Jul 1966. The man with yellow anorak is the late James Fisher, zoologist, TV presenter, author and trencherman extraordinaire.