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Photographer:Gordy [View profile]Title:HIMALAYAAdded:Apr 10, 2012
Photo Category: Cruise Ships and Liners built before 1950
Port Phillip Bay Melbourne Australia...


Himalaya (III) 1949-1974. (Pass.-cargo) P&O 1949-1974.

ON: 183093
LR/IMO/ID: 5150800
Year: 1949
Type: Passenger/cargo (ref)
Flag: GBR
Launch Date: 5.10.48
Date of completion: 1.9.49
Owner: Peninsular & Oriental SN Co., GBR London.
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs, Barrow in Furness.
Yard No: 951
Link: 1614
Starke: V1949 #342
GRT: 27,955
DWT: 9,659
LOA: 216.0
LPP: 203.2
Beam: 27.7
2ST-22 knots.

1974 BU Kaohsiung 30.11.74

Details: Mirimar

Photo Credits: The Late Allan Green Victoria Australia Collection

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bald1 on Jun 21, 2012 08:02 (6 years ago)
Just found this sight via Facebook. I was a fresh faced country boy of 16 when i first went to sea, and this was my very first ship. World cruise 1971. Ah, what memories.
Dеnis on Apr 10, 2012 11:20 (6 years ago)
Hi Gordy, as always, great post! What a majestic sight!

Mr. DOT on Apr 10, 2012 05:10 (6 years ago)
this how she looked her best, as built before she received her thornycroft top! nice post! mrdot.
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