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   NOVA SCOTIA / FRANCIS DRAKE

NOVA SCOTIA WAS BUILT IN 1947 BY VICKERS-ARMSTRONG IN NEWCASTLE. IN 1962 NOVA SCOTIA WITH HER SISTER SHIP ' NEWFOUNDLAND '   WERE RE-FITTED IN GLASGOW AND WERE SOLD TO THE DOMINION NAVIGATION CO OF NASSAU ( A SUBSIDIARY OF H C SLEIGH LTD MELBOURNE ) WHO RE-NAMED THEN ' FRANCIS DRAKE ' AND ' GEORGE ANSON '. THEY WERE THEN USED ON THE PASSENGER SERVICE FROM AUSTRALIA TO HONG KONG , JAPAN ETC. IN 1971 THEY WERE BOTH SCRAPPED IN TAIWAN.

 

 

 

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