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  1. lamaha

    Just dropping in...

    Thanks, it is a fascinating site and I'd loved to have sailed on some of those old ships.
  2. lamaha

    ss.ranchi

    Thanks, that's very helpful.
  3. lamaha

    Just dropping in...

    Thanks! And just out of curiosity I looked for, and found, the Montserrat here: Tonnage: 9,006 GRT Length: 138,7m Beam: 18,9m Built: 1945 Bethlehem-Fairfield, Baltimore, USA Operator: Sitmar Line...
  4. lamaha

    ss.ranchi

    Thanks Neil, that's extemely useful. A couple more questions: So there were only two classes? Where did the crew sleep -- what were their sleeping quarters called? How long was the voyage between Aden and Bombay? Thanks in advance!
  5. lamaha

    Just dropping in...

    Hello all, I've just dropped in to ask a few specific questions, and so I'll introduce myself! I'm a 58 year old writer from Guyana, and have loved the ships and the sea all my life. One of my earliest memories is travelling back from England to then British Guiana with my father, on a ship...
  6. lamaha

    ss.ranchi

    Hello everyone! First let me introduce myself: I'm a novelist, this is my website. I'm writing a new novel which involves a steamship journey from England to Bombay in 1925. I wanted to find an authentic ship to place my fictional characters on, and after some research found the SS Ranchi, which...
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