Palana. Maiden voyage in 1937 as Sussex. Transferred to P&O as Palana in 1946 and back to Federal in 1954 as Cambridge.leggoaft said:What were the names of Palana & Paringa,when they were Federal SS Co. Ships?
Now reached my 'threescore years and ten' and the picture of PALANA (Cambridge) brings back fond memories of my first trip to sea as a 16 year old Deck Boy. Thanks for the picture,it's downloaded and framed. bjbKenLin39 said:Very good photo and this text in the Riversea site 26/Jan/06.
John Brown, Clydebank (546) as SUSSEX for P&O, bareboat chartered to Federal S.N. Co.
(has been intended as PAREORA for New Zealand Shipping)
1946 PALANA under P&O control
1954 chartered to Federal again as CAMBRIDGE
Broken up at Sakai, commenced 27/11/1962