Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,518 pages of information and 233,949 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Elder Dempster Lines

From Graces Guide

Revision as of 15:28, 13 April 2017 by PaulF (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search
1952. MV Aureol.

1932 Elder-Dempster Shipping, together with the African Steamship Co, and the British and African Steam Navigation Co, came under the name of Elder Dempster Lines Ltd [1]

1937 Brought into service the twin-screw mail motorship Abosso

1939 the fleet comprised 44 steamers and motorships, three smaller river motorships and a host of small craft owned by subsidiary companies in West Africa.

WWII Twenty-five of the vessels were lost during the war, including the four mail boats.


See Also

Loading...

Sources of Information