Built 1927, Biscaya
The normal route of this ship was Hamburg to Le Havre, Bilbao, Lisbon, Las Palmas and then to Brazil , Argentina and Uruguay. She carried many Portugese and Spanish passengers.
Completed in 1927 by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg
196,2 x 25,8 metres
Operated as Casino gambling ship ex Hong Kong (Sept 2007) built in 1976 as Russian cruise ferry Kareliya and also operated as Leonid Brezhnev for CTC Lines. In 1998 she became the Olvia and sold to her present owners Wide Asia in 2005
Macau Sucess at anchor in Hong Kong Harbour Sept 2007 - one of five casino ships which sail every night from Hong Kong harbour into International waters as gambling ships.
Built as Golden Odyessy in 1974 for Royal Cruise Lines of Greece and after various roles in asian waters moved to her current o
This is the first visit of the QE2 to Melbourne. Tied up behind her is The Rip. I think she is a converted corvette from WW2 and later used as either a service ship for the Bass Strait islands or else a pilot station for Port Phillip. Later I think she went to the Australian Maritime College at Laun
I really don't know her name, but I know that she's a 23,000 ton passenger and mail liner being pulled from her berth alongside a quay in a river. And I believe I can read the first letters of her long name as: CAPE...
Are we on the Humber as usual, with tugs and smoke? Does the tug-names end in ...
Dominion Monarch, built by Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Wallsend in 1939 - she was the largest passenger ship ever owned by Shaw Savill. She operated on round the world service from UK to South Africa, Australia and New Zealand (Troopship duties 1940-1948) - scrapped in Osaka Japan in 1962