British India S.N.Co's s.s. 'Nevasa' 20,527 tons.
The ship that Fred sailed from UK to Hong Kong on.
In the late 60s and 70s Nevasa and her sister ship HMTS Uganda were used for educational tours for UK schoolkids. In 1969 I travelled with some of my school (from Reigate in Surrey) around the Western Med. In 1970 I did the same, around the Baltic. Both times on the Uganda. For a boy in his mid teens these tours were great adventures and the ships had pretty good facilities--dorms, classrooms, lecturehalls, dining areas and sports areas. I believe both ships (certainly the Uganda) went to the Falklands in 1982 as hospital ships.
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