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  1. Daphne

    Daphne

    Daphne at Tilbury Landing Stage.
  2. Port Line
    I recently met a daughter of the above and during our conversation I mentioned that I had been in the Merchant Navy when I was younger and she asked if I had sailed with Port Line. I told her that I hadn't, but I had worked on a number of their ships when I was an apprentice at Falmouth Docks...
  3. PORT AUCKLAND

    PORT AUCKLAND

    PORT AUCKLAND IMO 5282263 1949 completed by Hawthorn, Leslie + Co. Ltd., Hebburn for Port Line Ltd., London 12.624BRT, 16.120tdw, 13.200bhp 2 oil engines 2SA 6Cy. twin screws, Doxford, 17kn 1976/77 rebuilt, live stock carrier, 1977 kuw. AL MASHALLAH 1979 broken up Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  4. PORT PIRIE

    PORT PIRIE

    PORT PIRIE IMO 5282562 1947 completed by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Wallsend for Port Line Ltd., London 10.537GRT, 11.210tdw, 10.700bhp 2 oil engines 5Cy. Doxford, 16kn 1972 broken up Castellon, Spain
  5. 1891 letter

    1891 letter

    I have inherited lots of old do***ents relating to Port Line and companies dating back to the 1880s.
  6. Port Nicholson (III)

    Port Nicholson (III)

    Port Nicholson at Wellington. One of Union SSCo's crane ships in the background. Port Nicholson Built: 1962, Harland and Wolff, Belfast Tonnage: 11,711grt Owners: Port Line 1979: Broken up Kaohsiung.
  7. Port Chalmers (IV)

    Port Chalmers (IV)

    Port Chalmers (IV) at Lyttelton. Another Port liner to the left, and Union SSCo's 'Karepo' to the right, a coal hulk in between. 'Karepo' was sold 1952, so this pic taken before then. Port Chalmers Built: 1933, Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson, Newcastle Tonnage: 8,535grt Owners: Port Line 1965: B
  8. Port_Chalmers_and_Port_Caroline_at_Capetown

    Port_Chalmers_and_Port_Caroline_at_Capetown

    Port Chalmers and Port Caroline or vice versa at Capetown, Duncan Dock. Scanned from Company calendar. Late 60s or 70s
  9. Port Napier (III), Lyttelton

    Port Napier (III), Lyttelton

    Third of 3 snaps of 'Port Napier' at Lyttelton. Beautiful, substantial lines before 'streamlining' took over. Love them all. Apologies again for poor image--very small photo, limited scanner skills! Port Napier Built: 1947, Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson, Newcastle Tonnage: 11,879grt Owners: Por
  10. Port Napier (III), Lyttelton

    Port Napier (III), Lyttelton

    Second of 3 snaps of 'Port Napier' at Lyttelton. Beautiful, substantial lines before 'streamlining' took over. Love them all. Apologies again for poor image--very small photo Port Napier Built: 1947, Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson, Newcastle Tonnage: 11,879grt Owners: Port Line 1970: Broken up a
  11. Port Napier (III), Lyttelton

    Port Napier (III), Lyttelton

    First of 3 snaps of 'Port Napier' at Lyttelton. Beautiful, substantial lines before 'streamlining' took over. Love them all. Apologies again for poor image--very small photo Port Napier Built: 1947, Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson, Newcastle Tonnage: 11,879grt Owners: Port Line 1970: Broken up at
  12. Port Lincoln (II), Lyttelton

    Port Lincoln (II), Lyttelton

    Snapshot (cropped and enlarged) of 'Port Lincoln', Lyttelton. Apologies for poor image--very small photo. Port Lincoln Built: 1946, Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson, Newcastle Tonnage: 7,250grt Owners: Port Line 1971: Broken up Castellon, Spain.
  13. Port Hobart (II), Lyttelton

    Port Hobart (II), Lyttelton

    Snapshot of 'Port Hobart' at Lyttelton, c. 1950's? Port Hobart Built: 1946, Harland and Wolff, Belfast Tonnage: 11,138grt Owners: Port Line 1945: Launched as 'Empire Wessex' for MOT, completed as 'Port Hobart'. 1970: Broken up, Shanghai
  14. Port Alma, Lyttelton

    Port Alma, Lyttelton

    Snapshot of 'Port Alma' taken at Lyttelton, c.1950's? Most of the photos in this bunch are quite small, hence a bit blurry. Port Alma Built: 1928 Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson, Newcastle Tonnage: 7,983grt Owners: Commonwealth and Dominion Line(Port Line) 1964: Broken up Onomichi, Japan.
  15. Port Auckland, Lyttelton

    Port Auckland, Lyttelton

    Snapshot of 'Port Auckland' (II) arriving Lyttelton, possibly maiden voyage? Port Auckland Built: 1949 Hawthorn Leslie, Hebburn Tonnage: 11,945grt 1976: Sold, Converted to livestock carrier, r/n 'Mashaallah' 1979: Broken up Kaohsiung.
  16. Port Hobart

    Port Hobart

    sailed on her from feb 63 till oct.64
  17. Port Fairy

    Port Fairy

    sailed on her in 65 to 65
  18. Port Line Ship

    Port Line Ship

    Photo taken about 1968 , in the Royal docks London
  19. 'Port Wyndham', 1935-67

    'Port Wyndham', 1935-67

    Photo of 'Port Wyndham' taken 1-9-1941 in Jubilee Drydock, Wellington. Built: 1935 by John Brown and Co, Clydebank. Owners: Port Line Tonnage: 8,580grt 1945: Port Line's final war casualty. Apparently torpedoed twice forward by German midget submarine, 11.4.45. Repaired by builders. German records
  20. Cartela flying Port Line flag

    Cartela flying Port Line flag

    The Port Line flag flies on the ferry Cartela in the port of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, on Sunday, 24 October 2010. The ferry was taking participants of a Port Line reunion ("Vintage Port") in Hobart on a lunch time river cruise on the Derwent. People from overseas and from all
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