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DUCHESS OF RICHMOND (Canadian Pacific) postcard (c1)

official postcard,  not posted, 5.5" x 3.5", 140mm x 90mm

Product information

DUCHESS OF RICHMOND (Canadian Pacific)

Passenger liner built by John Brown, Clydebank. She entered service as Duchess Of Richmond for Canadian Pacific in 1929 with a cruise to the Canary Islands before taking up the Canadian service. Requisitioned as a troopship in 1940. She returned to commercial service in 1947, rebuilt by Fairfields, Govan, with a new livery and a new name, Empress Of Canada. In January 1953 she caught fire and capsized in the Gladstone Dock, Liverpool. Her remains were broken up at La Spezia in 1954.

official postcard, 

not posted, imprint from corner-mounts, other very minor faults, 

5.5" x 3.5", 140mm x 90mm (approx)

our ref: SRM831

Technical specifications

Brand: Official / Company
Condition: Used
Product Code: SRM831a

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