Last Ever Shaw Savill Pass at Sea.
Laurentic (North Bound, Bahia Blanca-Norway with apples
Viewed from Zealandic (South Bound in Ballast to Bahia Blanca for apples to Norway)
Both were Sold at the end of their respective voyages.
Brittanic and Majestic had gone to NZ Shipping Corp.Medic and...
Shaw Savill Lines big Motor Vessel Dominion Monarch is shown arriving in Southampton following her return to service after trooping duties in World War 2. Despite her passing in November of 1962, she remains the largest all first class passenger cargo liner ever built. She was known as the...
Southampton, June 1966.
'Queen Elizabeth', Union-Castle 'S.A.Vaal', P & O 'Arcadia' (2) and 'Canberra', Union Castle 'Good Hope Castle', 'Reina del Mar', 'Edinburgh Castle'.
From a 35mm half-frame slide.
Very tastefully hand-coloured photo of 'Ionic' (I) in Auckland Harbour. Photo on very thick card, with authentication sticker on the back stating: 'Real photograph, hand-painted, produced by J.D.Kemp, Auckland, C1, New Zealand.'
Built: 1902 Harland and Wolff, Belfast
Shaw Savill's DARRO shifting berth in Avonmouth just prior to her sale to the Greeks, 1977.
Taken from ICENIC.
Full Royal Mail livery suited DARRO extremely well especially where the Shaw Savill white hull stripe was retained.
Westcott and Laurence Line vessel Castilian, managed by Ellerman and Papayanni, in the Channel.
Although completed by Alex Stephens as recently as 1955 and being only 5,300 tons dwt the Castilian was a steamer having a triple expansion engine with an exhaust turbine, allowing her to race around...