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One of the three lovely sisters below had a connection with a not so well known fruit.
What ship? What fruit and why the connection?
 

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First guess would be bananas, but I seem to recall a P&O connection to breadfruit in my history lessons.
 

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Well Malcolm I thought I had it cracked with my first one.
Arlanza - river - fertile land and grapes. But then grapes are not unusual.

So I am plugging for AMAZON and the Parahanscomia amapa fruit.
Failing that the Acai the hot new health food discovery. The connection being of course the ships name and the origin of both the fruits.

Hawkey01 - Neville (Read)
 

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(Nissan) Cherry, Another good try but no.
The connection is actually historical and will require a bit of delving.
 

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The ship was RMS Aragon

The fruit was the Pomegranate

The connection was the pomegranate was Catherine of Aragons personal emblem.

Chris.
 

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Well done Chris. 'tis Aragon.
Katherine of Aragon's parents Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain were responsible for defeating and pushing the Moors out of Spanish Granada and mainland Europe.
Katherine chose the pomegranate, synonymous with Granada as her personal emblem and in honour of his first wife, King Henry VIII changed the name of one of his warships "Swiftsure," to "Katherine Pomegranate."
 
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