Ships Nostalgia banner

1 - 5 of 5 Posts

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
3,912 Posts
This was I believe a troopship in the early 1950's because my parents and I sailed on an Empress of Australia from UK to Egypt just before the Suez Crisis. I was about 5 years old!
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
195 Posts
The Empress of Australia you were on just before the Suez crisis could have been the old De Grasse she was in service from 1953, she had just one large funnel.Tom
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
20 Posts
The Empress of Australia you were on just before the Suez crisis could have been the old De Grasse she was in service from 1953, she had just one large funnel.Tom
Hi Tom I think the ship in question was the troop ship "Empress of Australia" wich was in service untill 1952. She had three stacks. The De Grasse (renamed Empress of Australia) was bought to replace the Empress of Canada which went on fire in 1953. Bought to replace her for the Liverpool Montreal trade.
 
1 - 5 of 5 Posts
Top