Unidentified Pilgrim Ship at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in 1977. I believe she was Egyptian. She appears to have converted from an old passenger liner, possibly British. Does anyone recognize her?
Many of these old ships used to be employed transporting pilgrims to Mecca, and I suppose some still are
A Pilgrim ship at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in 1977. I don't know her name, but the funnel colors identify her as Egyptian. She appears to have been converted from one of the many C-1 class cargo ships built in the U.S. during World War II. Many old ships such as this one used to be employed for tran
Photo taken in 1963, Great Bitter Lake. Owned by by the Egyptian National Shipping Co. A real old stager. Our pilot told us she was mostly on the Alexandria, Suez, Saudi run with pilgrims. Sorry about the photo quality, resurected from an almost bleached to nothing slide. I thought she was interesti