Troopships - SS
Group of officers and their families on board SS Jelunga from Malta to
Hong Kong in 1897.
Left to right: Captains Woodgate and G L Hibbert, Lieutenants Fletcher, J
H Morrah, J H Lloyd, F S B Johnson, R N Dobson, Galloway, Captain J A
Paton, Lieutenant R G Parker, Captain D M McLachlan, Lieutenant &
Quartermaster T Batchelor, Lieutenants W A L Lethbridge, W B Molony, Major
T C F Somerville, Lieutenant R E J Donajowski, Major W H Duffin, Major J M
Gawne, Captain W Sandback and Lieutenant Whittington.
Sitting, Colonel J Rowlandson, Mrs Rowlandson, Mrs Gawne, with Donald, Mrs
Batchelor, Mrs Duffin and on ground Miss Lancelin Gawne and Master Tommy
Accession Number: KO0012/45 & KO0241/04
Sergeants of the 1st Battalion on board the SS Jelunga between Malta and
Hong Kong, 1897.
Accession Number: KO0409/01
William Denny & Brothers at Dumbarton and Launched on 30th October 1890
for the British India Associated Steamers. After passenger use she was
used as a troop carrier by the Spanish in 1893 during the Cuban Rebellion.
She returned to the British India Associated Steamers Company in December
1896 and was used to carry troops, including twice to South Africa during
the Boer War. In July 1914 she was sold to the Bombay and Persia Steam
Navigation Company. In August 1923 she ran aground at Hong Kong and was
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