Silver butter knife with BI flag, ss Matiana. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. The forum has been running for several years now and includes postings from passengers , crew , members of the Armed forces and numerous posts from the leading members of the `SS Uganda Trust` and the authors of the definitive SS Uganda book "UGANDA The story of a very special ship". The book will appeal to anybody with an interest in the SS Uganda, the B.I. S.S. "UGANDA" laid-up at the river Fal in 1985 S.S. "UGANDA" was built in 1952 for the BRITISH INDIA service, she was completed in July of 1952 by BARCLAY CURLE & CO. at Glasgow. From: Baggins Book Bazaar Ltd (Rochester, KENT, United Kingdom) Seller Rating: Add to Basket. The book will appeal to anybody with an interest in the SS Uganda, the B.I. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Increasing competition from civil aviation reduced the market for passenger sailings between Britain and East Africa, leading BI to withdraw Uganda from the route in 1967. SS Uganda cruise liner page in association with "SS Uganda Re-united" / "SS Uganda Forum". [1], Uganda was launched on 15 January 1952, completed six months later and made her sea trials on 16 July. The SS Uganda Trust has produced a unique and affectionate study of a ship and a way of life which sadly is no more. Ashley (Runt) Forum Admin (The SS Uganda Shipmates Forum) In 1972 P&O absorbed its BI subsidiary and Uganda's ownership. Shipping: US$ 8.14. You may be interested in the fact that there is a very fine book and still available about Uganda - "UGANDA -The Story of a Very Special Ship" ISBN 0 9531082 0 1 - Published 1998 by the The SS Uganda Trust (A4 Format 460 pages) (Contact : The SS UGanda TRust, Tarven, Corfe Lodge Road, Broadstone, Dorset, BH18 9NF) Condition: Good. In 1974 she was withdrawn and scrapped, leaving Uganda as the fleet's only educational cruise ship.[1]. at AbeBooks.co.uk - ISBN 10: 0953108201 - ISBN 13: 9780953108206 - SS Uganda Trust - 1998 - Hardcover It increased her gross and net tonnages to 16,907 GRT 8,827 NRT but the loss of cargo capacity reduced her deadweight tonnage to 5,695 DWT. Music video by David G performing My Trust Is In You (Official Video). On 28 May the land battles started and Uganda anchored in Grantham Sound, 11 miles northwest of Goose Green, where casualties from both sides arrived by helicopter and were treated. Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Company built her two Parsons steam turbines, which between them developed 12,300 shp. On 13 July Uganda was deregistered as a hospital ship and the red crosses were painted out. She was built in 1952 as a passenger liner, and successively served as a cruise ship, hospital ship, troop ship and stores ship. , xii, 460 pages, black & white illustrations throughout, comes with newspaper cuttings and a small card relating to the Uganda and the SS Uganda Trust "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title. About this Item: SS Uganda Trust, 1998. Bibl.:p.447-448. [1], Uganda was refitted again at Falmouth in November 1983. I worked aboard her as School Office Purser. One of the best jobs I ever had. Rohna 1926. SS Uganda (1952) - WikiMili, The Free Encyclopedia - How to order your copy of the SS Uganda book or SS Nevasa book [1], On 29 April 1986 the Triton Shipping Company of St Vincent bought Uganda and renamed her Triton. company, shipbuilding on the Clyde, trooping and military postwar history, educational cruising and/or life at sea on a British ship between the 1950's and 70's. SS Uganda was a British steamship that had a varied and notable career. She was laid up in 1985 and scrapped in 1992. Uganda sailed to and fro between "Red Cross Box 2" – at position .mw-parser-output .geo-default,.mw-parser-output .geo-dms,.mw-parser-output .geo-dec{display:inline}.mw-parser-output .geo-nondefault,.mw-parser-output .geo-multi-punct{display:none}.mw-parser-output .longitude,.mw-parser-output .latitude{white-space:nowrap}50°50′S 58°40′W / 50.833°S 58.667°W / -50.833; -58.667 and Middle Bay, taking on casualties, both British and Argentine, transferring those who were well enough to the converted survey ships for passage to Montevideo. The survey vessels HMS Hecla, Hydra and Herald were converted to ambulance ships to work with Uganda. SS Uganda was a British steamship that had a varied and notable career. Says 1956 version is the third SS Nevasa for BI Lines. This book will appeal to anybody with an interest in the SS Nevasa, the B.I. May 22, 2017 - SS "Uganda" British India educational cruise ship. Much of the information is anecdotal, supplied enthusiastically by the people who remember her. On trial she achieved a top speed of 19.52 knots (36.15 km/h), but in service she normally cruised at 16 knots (30 km/h). I name this ship SS Uganda, God bless her, and all who sail on her... Those were the words that echoed out at the Barclay Curle yard, at Whiteinch, on this day, ... January 15, 1952, as this beauty slid down the slipway. The conversion raised her passenger capacity from 300 to 1,226 and cost £2.8 million. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Passenger Ship Rohna 1926 Hawthorn Leslie Hebburn. As with the SS Uganda Trust's book about the SS Uganda, the Trust has produced a unique and affectionate study of a ship and a way of life which sadly is no more. Decks were inserted in her former cargo holds, which were converted into dormitory cabins with a total of 920 berths. 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