The RMS Canton liner in 1947.
Adam Nebbs
Opinion

Opinion

Travellers' Checks by Adam Nebbs

When Hong Kong welcomed back an old friend, P&O ocean liner RMS Canton, in 1947, and its last voyage, to a Hong Kong breaker’s yard, 15 years later

  • The ship, which first plied the route in 1938, sailed into Victoria Harbour in 1947 after having called into Bombay, Colombo and Singapore
  • Service continued until 1962, when the outdated RMS Canton was sent to a Hong ship-breaking yard
The RMS Canton liner in 1947.
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