Monday, October 31, 2011

SS "APOLLON" in Liverpool in 1998

"APOLLON" was built by VICKERS ARMSTRONG in 1961 as the EMPRESS OF CANADA, she departed on her maiden voyage on the 24th April 1961, she was operated by CANADIAN PACIFIC, the ship was 27.290 GRT and had a cruising speed of 20 knots. She is seen here at Liverpool in 1998 on charter with DIRECT CRUISES. "APOLLON" was sold for scrap in 2003 as the ROYAL OLYMPIC after 42 years in service

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