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Ship of the Month - P&Os
And her four incarnations through to 1964
S.S. Rimutaka, Europa, Nassau & Acapulco
May 2, 2019:
Welcome to ssMaritime.com. During 2018 and
the first half of 2019, I have managed to add the occasional new
Classic Liner to ssMaritime, as well as managing to update some
Please note, due
to the flood of emails that arrive daily, I no longer
reply to the vast majority of the emails received personally, as
most will be taken care of by my friend and carer Mr. Eng Tan,
therefore most will receive a pre-written reply, however some
very special emails with a specific worthwhile question will be
shown to me and when it is possible it will receive an answer
from me, as some you will have already discovered, although it
may take a little time pending my condition at that time. But you
will never receive an answer if it in regard a passenger
or crew lists, including sailing schedules, for if
I have a sailing schedule, believe me it is shown online already.
However, I do have schedules for the three Dutch liners MS
It is hard to believe,
but I have on now written well over 1,250 Classic Passenger
Liners, Passenger-Cargo Liners, including a good number of humble
Migrant ships, many
author is seen whilst on an extended
I must say a very special thank you, to all ship lovers from around the world, for I have been astounded that there have been so many of you reading this site, in fact friends ssMaritime.com has reached as of this date 531.2 million readers, and that, dear friends simply blows my mind! And please remember, that this and all my maritime/cruise sites have always remained 100% non-commercial, for my purpose has been to provide wonderful and hopefully joyful memories to past passengers from around the world, and those who really love passenger lines and older cruise ships! Be assured, it has been a great joy for me to present these many classic ships, which I have been able to write about for so many years, therefore, go and just enjoy the memories!
ssMaritimes Main Index is located just Below & as well at the Bottom of the Page, be assured that you will discover a Ship lovers delight with so many great ships, both Liners, humble Migrant Ships as well as some wonderful Passenger-Cargo Liners from countless countries around the globe, and all of these will have you reading and returning for a long time to come!
Maritime Historian, Commenced in the Passenger Shipping & Cruise Industry in 1960.
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In this new three page
feature (which has taken me over a year to complete, little by
little) you will discover the amazing history of the 1922 P&O
Liner RMS Mongolia (III) and her four incarnations as follows. In
1938 P&O chartered her to the New Zealand Shipping Company,
and they used her as a humble migrant liner from the
The Incres Line S.S. Nassau had 3 aft holds removed, thus she had specious decks and two swimming pools
The S.S. Nassau was sold
in 1960 to a Mexican Company and she received a comprehensive
rebuilding programme and the now very modern looking ship for
those days was renamed
Her Upper Promenade & Promenade Decks were stretched forward to accommodate
new large public venues, and externally she had a new shapely bow added
However, with all the
modernisations and the advance hype the S.S. Acapulco was a
complete failure, for as soon as she reached
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I trust that you will enjoy the Ship of the Month feature, which try hard to change Bi-Monthly, which at times is difficult due to health problems. But I will try hard to have at least six (or more) interesting Ships of the Month per year. ENJOY!
But remember that on ssmaritime.coms Main Index via the Link above & below, there are over 1,250 Classic Passenger Liners, Passenger-Cargo Liners & Classic Cruise Ships to be found, as I have been writing on Classic Liners since the 1980s, but did not come online until the early 1990s.
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