Scope and Content

  • 8 black and white photographs of ship at sea;
  • 8 black and white photographs of the ship near the coast, each with the annotation on the reverse: "  Benmacdhui during trials 25/2/48 taken by F. P. Hall, St Kilda, Kilcreggan, Dumbartonshire", 1948;
  • set of 4 black and white photographs of the ship loading a large piece of pipe, with one photograph marked on rear: "Benmacdhui, P. Swettenham, 20/7/65", 1965;
  • 4 black and white photographs of ship loading rubber at Singapore, 1952;
  • 1 black and white photograph of ship loading a large metal beam, c. 1961;
  • 2 black and white postcards of the ship at sea;
  • 1 letter sent to Wm Thomson & Co from Anthony J. J. McNeill referring to 2 photographs (missing) of the ship on the clyde on the way to shipbreaker's, 1973;
  • photograph album containing 8 black and white photographs of the ship launch ceremony, including guests and the ship launch itself. Front cover is inscribed "S. S.  Benmacdhui, 3rd June 1947."