WELCOME TO PURSERSLOCKER'S WEEKLY LISTINGS. I SELL A WIDE RANGE OF QUALITY OCEAN LINER AND 20TH CENTURY DECORATIVE ARTS, SOME ITEMS COME DIRECT FROM MY COLLECTION, WHILST OTHERS ARE RECENT DISCOVERIES AND ARE FRESH TO THE COLLECTORS MARKET. I REGULARLY SELL ITEMS OF FURNITURE AND FIXTURES FROM THE GREAT OCEAN LINERS OF YESTERYEAR, INCLUDING OLYMPIC, MAURETANIA AND THE QUEENS SO PLEASE CHECK MY OTHER LISTINGS.A GANGWAY BOARD FROM THE P & O LINER S. The passenger-cargo liner Simla was built for The Peninsular and Oriental Navigation Company by Caird & Co Ltd in 1894. She was registered at 5 884 tons measured 430 feet in length with a breadth of 49.3ft. And was fitted with her builder s own triple expansion steam engines which allowed her to reach a speed of fifteen knots. Accommodating ninety first class and sixty-six second class passengers she was originally intended to be a passenger liner only but changes in Indian Government policy on trooping prompted P & O to modify her for use as a troopship.
In this role she served during the Boer War and later the famine-relief service to India. In 1916 she was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U39 North West of Gozo Malta resulting in the loss of ten crew members.COLLECTION IS POSSIBLE FROM MYSELF FROM MYSELF FROM THE SOUTH COAST, PORTSMOUTH & SOUTHAMPTON AREA OR ORBITAL OF LONDON ON THE M25 AND ONE OF THE SERVICE STATIONS. I WILL DROP OFF THE ITEM TO THE SHIPPERS AND ASSIST WITH ANY ENQUIRES ETC. MESSAGE ME FOR A FULL QUOTE. ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ASK. I DO NOT CONTROL THE BRITISH POSTAL SERVICE WHICH AT PRESENT SEEMS TO BE HIGHLY UNRELIABLE.
The item "P&O ORIENT LINE STEAMSHIP RARE TEAK GANGWAY BOARD SS SIMLA 1894 OCEAN LINER" is in sale since Tuesday, May 23, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectables\Transportation Collectables\Nautical\Ocean Liners/ Cruise Ships\Titanic/ White Star Line". The seller is "thepurserslocker" and is located in Ryde. This item can be shipped worldwide.