Lithograph by Artist C E Turner Cunard Line The Fast Cargo Liners, "Asia", "Arabia", & "Assyria"
Cunard Line The Fast Cargo Liners, "Asia", "Arabia", & "Assyria"
Lithograph by Artist C E Turner
Measures: Lithograph 22 x 13.5 inches
There was water damage to the hard cardboard backing of the lithograph. Damage to the lithograph was on the lower left was much smaller. Lithograph was glued back. It is in fairly good condition considering the age.
The Asia II, Arabia III and Assyria were all 'A' Class cargo vessels built for Cunard's Canada routes during
the 1946-50 period. The Asia was the first of these to be launched, on 12 September 1946. It was the first
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post-war construction for Cunard-White Star and their first cargo vessel. The ship made its maiden voyage to
Canada on 15 April 1947. On 17 May 1963 it was sold to the Eddie Steamship Co, Taipeh, and renamed
Shirley. It was then operated by the Waywiser Navigation Corporation, Keelung. On 16 December 1968 it
was paid off at Osaka and sold for scrap. On 14 January 1969 it arrived at Kaoshiung to be scrapped.
(preferably for Cash-Make an Offer)
Part Number: BB50BB75-152
Being traded by
in Perth, Ontario, Canada