|Photographer:||Allan RO [View profile]||Title:||ANDES||Added:||May 19, 2008|
|Captured:||May 04, 1971||IMO:||5016212||Hits:||1,797|
|Location:||Southampton, United Kingdom|
||Cruise Ships and Liners built before 1950|
|39 / 25,676 (GBR) [mpr]
owner : Royal Mail Lines Ltd.
built : Harland & Wolff, Belfast, GBR
yd # : 1005
L - 07:03:1939, D - 24:09:1939
operated as a trooper throughout WW2, rebuilt : 1947/47
departed Southampton 06:05:1971 for breaking at van Huygen Freres and arrived Ghent, Belgium the following day.
The photograph shows Andes arriving from her last cruise on 4 May 1971, dressed overall and flying her paying-off pennant from her aft mast against a watery Southampton sunrise
photo : Hythe, 04:05:1971
photo : Dr. Allan Ryszka-Onions 1971/2008
one of my top two favourite liners