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I think this is another photograph of HMT Neuralia. The whole vessel this ime.

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Friday, January 1, 1932

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This one is Hong Kong harbour. I'm aware the photo is circa 1932-1934 but have included the ports and dates for 1932 visits for Neuralia to give an idea of journey times and places visited to give this photo some context. 
 

British India Steam Navigation Company troopship Neuralia 

 

Southampton - left 12th February 1932

Gibraltar - arrived 16th February 1932 and left same day

Suez - left 23rd February 1932

Port Sudan - left 28th February 1932

Bombay - arrived 5th March 1932 and left same day

Colombo - arrived 8th March 1932

Singapore - arrived 14th March 1932

Hong Kong - left 19th March 1932

Shanghai - left 29th March 1932

Singapore - arrived 6th April 1932 and left same day 

Suez - arrived 25th April 1932

Port Said - left 26th April 1932

Gibraltar - arrived 2nd May 1932 and left same day 

Southampton - arrived 6th May 1932

 

Southampton - left 23rd September 1932

Port Said - arrived 3rd October 1932 and left same day

Perim Island, Red Sea - passed it 8th October 1932

Colombo - arrived 17th October 1932 and left same day 

Singapore - arrived 23rd October 1932 and left same day

Hong Kong - arrived 28th October 1932, left 4th November 1932

Shanghai - arrived 7th November 1932, left 10th November 1932

Hong Kong - left 13th November 1932

Singapore - arrived 18th November 1932, left 19th November 1932

Colombo - arrived 24th November 1932, left 25th November 1932

Bombay - arrived 28th November 1932, left 29th November 1932

Suez Canal - arrived 9th December 1932

Port Said - left 10th December 1932

Southampton - arrived 21st December 1932

 

Sources: from various shipping news and military intelligence as reported in British newspapers