This picture was taken on 27 March, 1954, and it shows the Empress of Scotland in the center attempting to dock in New York without the aid of tugs. According to the photo caption, shed been at it for a while, and her previous attempts actually delayed the departure of the Mauretania, which is see
The Empress of Japan arrives in the Port of Liverpool for the first time in 1930, following the completion of her construction at the Fairfield Ship Yards in Scotland. On her Maiden Voyage to Yokohama, the liner would establish a record breaking run, by crossing in 8 days, 6 hours, and 27 minutes.
The SS Kaiserin Auguste Victoria, the later RMS Empress of Scotland was one of HAPAG's fast ocean liners on the North Atlantic run.
The Kaiserin Auguste Victoria (24,581 grt/15,151 nrt) was launched on Aug. 29th, 1905 by Stettiner Maschinenbau A.G. Vulcan, Stettin-Bredow, yard number 264 and commis
Built by Fairfield SB&E Co. Govan, 26,032 gross tons, loa 644' and launched in 1929 as Empress of Japan. Powered by 6 steam turbines reduction geared to two shafts giving a service speed of 22 knots. Passengers 399 1st, 164 2nd, 100 3rd & 510 steerage. Crew 579. Requisitioned as a troop ship, Novemb