The RMS Laconia, the first ship to sail around the world ‘purely for the purposes of pleasure’. The RMS Laconia, the first ship to sail around the world ‘purely for the purposes of pleasure’.
The RMS Laconia, the first ship to sail around the world ‘purely for the purposes of pleasure’.
Adam Nebbs
Opinion

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Travellers' Checks by Adam Nebbs

The RMS Laconia, first ship to sail around the world for pleasure, brought an American with pneumonia to Hong Kong

  • The 130-day voyage carried 400 passengers from New York to New York via various ports
  • All but two made the journey, after one man and his wife were forced to disembark due to illness

The RMS Laconia, the first ship to sail around the world ‘purely for the purposes of pleasure’. The RMS Laconia, the first ship to sail around the world ‘purely for the purposes of pleasure’.
The RMS Laconia, the first ship to sail around the world ‘purely for the purposes of pleasure’.
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