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EARLY FRAMED PICTURE OF THE BRITISH INDIA STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LINE VESSEL THE SS UGANDA 1947-1983

DESCRIPTION -- From the British India Steam Navigation Company this is an early framed picture of the famous vessel the SS Uganda which is 12" x 9" (30cm 25cm) in size and is in a very good condition.
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CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- The SS Uganda was a British steamship that had a varied and notable career. She was built in 1952 as a passenger liner, and successively served as a cruise ship, hospital ship, troop ship and stores ship. She was laid up in 1985 and scrapped in 1992.

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Item: TT3526 BA240
Price
£25.00
UK Postage: £7.00
Europe Postage:£9.00
Elsewhere: £14.00

MINI SOUVENIR BELL FROM THE B.I.S.N.Co. VESSEL MV DILWARA

DESCRIPTION -- Old item souvenir from the B.I.S.N.Co. vessel the MV Dilwara which shows on it the name and houseflag and is in a good condition for its age and the size is 4" (10cm) high.
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CONDITION -- Good

HISTORY -- The MV Dilwara was built by Barclay Curle & Company, Glasgow. She was launched 17th October 1935 and was finished being built in 1936. It was 11,050 gross tonnes and was to be used as a troopship.  During 1940-1941 she was used as a troopship from South Africa to Egypt and took part in the evacuation of Greece.

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Item: TT3330 BA233
Price
£29.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

SOUVENIR MAP DISH FROM THE B.I.S.N.Co. VESSEL THE SS NEVASA

DESCRIPTION -- From the British India Steam Navigation Company vessel the SS Nevasa this is a souvenir map dish showing a ship's ports of call and it is in an excellent condition with the size being 4½" (12cm) and dates from the 1960's.
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CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- The SS Nevasa was owned by the British India Steam Navigation Company and was 20,527 tons. New features of the ship included stabilisers to reduce rolling in rough seas. The Nevasa had the capacity to accommodate 500 officers and their families and 1,000 NCOs and men on the troop deck. The ship was used to transport troops during the Suez Crisis in 1956.

NOTES -- Many other similar types of items are also available to purchase from Travellers in Time and are listed on the website. Several different categories full of items are available to view and a search facility to enable you to easily find any items.  If further information is required please contact us with your interested subject and questions at sales@travellersintime.net.
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Item: TT3530 BA241
Price
£15.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

SILVER PLATED DINNER SERVING SIDE DISH FROM THE BRITISH INDIA STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY

DESCRIPTION -- A silver-plated side serving dish from the B.I.S.N.Co. which is an as used on board item and is 4½" (12cm) wide dating from the 1930's.  The serving side dish comes in two parts and is in a good condition (click on the picture to see a close up of the emblem).
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CONDITION -- Good

HISTORY -- The British India Steam Navigation Company ("BI") was formed in 1856 as the Calcutta and Burmah Steam Navigation Company. The company had been formed out of Mackinnon, Mackenzie & Co, a trading partnership of the Scots William Mackinnon and Robert Mackenzie, to carry mail between Calcutta and Rangoon. It became British India SN Co in 1862.

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Item: TT2853 BA214
Price
£20.00
UK Postage: £6.00
Europe Postage:£8.00
Elsewhere: £11.00

SET OF SOUVENIR PLAYING CARDS FROM THE BRITISH INDIA STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY

DESCRIPTION -- British India Steam Navigation Company Ltd is a set of souvenir playing cards.  They are a full set which is in the original box and date from the 1950/60's and in an excellent condition.
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CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- The British India Steam Navigation Company ("BI") was formed in 1856 as the Calcutta and Burmah Steam Navigation Company. The company had been formed out of Mackinnon, Mackenzie & Co, a trading partnership of the Scots William Mackinnon and Robert Mackenzie, to carry mail between Calcutta and Rangoon. It became British India SN Co in 1862. Under the hand of Lord Inchcape, who had become chairman in 1913, the company became part of the P&O group of companies in 1914 through a complex amalgamation, but continued with its own identity and organisation for another nearly 60 years until 1972, when it was entirely absorbed into P&O.

NOTES -- After many years Travellers in Time still continue to deliver the same good service and reliability all over the world that customers have come to depend on.   Contact us at sales@travellersintime.net anytime for any enquiries.
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Item: TT2765 BA212
Price
£18.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

GLASS DISH SOUVENIR FROM THE BRITISH INDIA STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY VESSEL THE UGANDA

DESCRIPTION -- Dating from the 1950's this early souvenir is an oblong glass dish from the British India Steam Navigation Company vessel the SS Uganda and the vessel is shown on the dish along with the name. Produced as a glass souvenir sold on board the ship the dish is 6" (16.5cm) x 3" (8.5cm) in size and is in an excellent condition.
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CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- The SS Uganda was a British steamship that had a varied and notable career. She was built in 1952 as a passenger liner, and successively served as a cruise ship, hospital ship, troop ship and stores ship. She was laid up in 1985 and scrapped in 1992.

NOTES -- Many other similar type of items are also available from Travellers in Time and are listed on the website. Several different categories are available to view and a search facility to find any items. If further information is required please contact us with your interested subject at sales@travellersintime.net.
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Item: TT2625 BA208
Price
£15.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

SILVER PLATED NAPKIN RING FROM THE BRITISH INDIA STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY

DESCRIPTION -- Silver-plated napkin ring from the British India Steam Navigation Company which shows on it the company logo and dates circa 1940's.
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CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- British India Steam Navigation Company ("BI") was formed in 1856 as the Calcutta and Burmah Steam Navigation Company. The company had been formed out of Mackinnon, Mackenzie & Co, a trading partnership of the Scots William Mackinnon and Robert Mackenzie, to carry mail between Calcutta and Rangoon. It became British India SN Co in 1862. Under the hand of Lord Inchcape, who had become chairman in 1913, the company became part of the P&O group of companies in 1914 through a complex amalgamation, but continued with its own identity and organisation for another nearly 60 years until 1972, when it was entirely absorbed into P&O.

NOTES -- After many successful years Travellers in Time still continue to deliver the same good service and reliability all over the world that customers have come to depend on. Contact us at sales@travellersintime.net anytime for any enquiries.
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Item: TT2554 BA207
Price
£25.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £8.00

GLASS DISH SOUVENIR FROM THE BRITISH INDIA STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY VESSEL THE UGANDA

DESCRIPTION -- From the B.I.S.N.Co. vessel the Uganda and dating circa 1950's, this is a souvenir oblong glass dish and shows on it the name and picture of the vessel. It is 6" (16.5cm) x 3" (8.5cm) in size and in an as new condition and would have been purchased onboard ship.
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CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- Built for British India's UK-East Africa run (the line's founder Sir William MacKinnon having played a critical role in the development of British East Africa in the 1880s.) UGANDA was the second of two new mailships built by Barclay Curle in 1951-52. She was distinguished from KENYA by her funnel which was 12 feet higher. UGANDA made her first voyage to Dar-es-Salaam and Mombasa via Suez in August 1952.

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Item: TT2576 BA207
Price
£15.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£7.00
Elsewhere: £10.00

RARE SOUVENIR PICTURE DISH FROM THE BRITISH INDIA STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY VESSEL THE ME DEVONIA

DESCRIPTION -- From the British India Steam Navigation Company Ltd this is a souvenir picture dish from the vessel the MS Devonia which is dated 1950's and is 4" (11.5cm) wide and a rare find.
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CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- The MS Devonia was originally called MS Devonshire and was built in 1939 as a troop ship. The vessel was refitted in 1962 and called MS Devonia. She was sold for scrapping in 1967 and scrapped in 1968.

NOTES -- Over many years now Travellers in Time have listed a great deal of unusual items on the website. For information on any of these or other interested items we can always be contacted at sales@travellersintime.net for all maritime enquiries.
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Item: TT2589 BA207
Price
£14.00
UK Postage: £3.00
Europe Postage:£5.00
Elsewhere: £8.00

CHROME ASHTRAY FROM THE B.I.S.N.Co. VESSEL THE SS NEVASA

DESCRIPTION -- Souvenir chrome ashtray from the 1950's and from the British India Steam Navigation Company vessel the SS Nevasa which shows in the centre the company emblem and is in a great condition.
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CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- The third Nevasa was built for BI in 1956 as a troopship under government specifications. She was followed by her near sister, the Oxfordshire, built for the Bibby Line in 1957. Unfortunately both ships' careers as troopships were cut short as the result of the government's termination of national service and the increasing transfer of troops by air. Eventually BI took the decision to convert Nevasa for a new role as an educational cruise ship

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Item: TT2580 BA207
Price
£18.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £9.00

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