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Coaling of H.M.S. Terrible, Bombay 1912, 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 23

Scope and Contents

Contains hand-coloured prints, 196 x 140 mm., each set in a deep mount with title in gold lettering below and bound in a dark green padded untitled album. The printed title page of this album indicates its purpose. 'The Ships of the Royal Indian Tour coaled in Bombay in the fastest manner possible and Uniqe record for speed established on H.M.S. Terrible while equipping for the return voyage, by J.F. Karaka and Co., Bombay coaling contractors to His Majesty's Navy. The achievement was doubly appreciated as it is a RECORD for INDIA which is of NAVAL Coaling importance, and was registered in connection with the ROYAL VISIT.'


  • Creation: 1912


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1 album(s) (5 images in 1 album)

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Other work by Bourne and Shepherd is found at Y3022C




Bourne and Shepherd

Finding aid date

2002-06-28 16:19:19+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

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