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Maritime Historian, Cruise‘n’Ship Reviewer & Author

 

The Sitmar Ships

MS Fairsea

 The Photo Album

 

Fairsea seen in her latter years

  

Looking aft towards the Main Lounge below, original first class Dinning Room and the Bridge

Photo taken & Roelf Shrick

 

Main Lounge (Promenade forward)

 

Lounge & Bar - Boat deck amidships

 

Writing Room/Ladies Room - Promenade deck starboard aft

 

Public rooms & cabins in colour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Suite - Boat deck

 

 

Outside two berth cabin – A deck

 

Outside four berth cabin - A deck

 

 

Pool and Sun deck (Boat deck)

Photo taken & Roelf Shrick

 

 

Transiting Suez Canal

Photo taken & Roelf Shrick

 

 Menu card

 

 Passenger list

 

 

MS Fairsea

 

The Early Sitmar Liners

Part One … Castel Bianco & Castel Verde - Built as a Victory VC2-S-AP2 class of freighters.

Castle Bianco - The Karlsson family’s voyage.

Part Two … Castel Felice - ex SS Kenya.

Castel Felice - Cabin Plan & the Robert Brinkhuis story 1965.

Castel Felice - My 1957 voyage to Canada by W. D. Hempel.

Castel Felice - The Williams family sail to Australia in 1957.

Castel Felice - Three articles about a family’s voyage on the Castel Felice and arrival in Australia.

Part Three … Fairsea (1) - Built as a C3 class freighter.

Fairsea - Photo Page.

Fairsea - Deck Plan.

Fairsea - The Strachan family migrates from the UK to Melbourne in December 1957.

Part Four … Fairsky (1) - Built as a C3 class freighter.

Fairsky – Deck Plan.

Fairsky – Piet Mulder sails on SS Fairsky.

Fairsky – Fairsky hits a wreck out of Djakarta – The Pamela Joyce Hansen story.

The last Sitmar Liner and Cruise Ships

Fairstar - ex Oxfordshire.

Oxfordshire – Built as a Bibby Line troop ship.

Fair Princess - ex P&O & Princess, also Sitmar Fairsea (2), Fairland, Cunard Line Carinthia.

China Sea Discovery - ex Fair Princess - broken up.

 

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