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Please Note: All ssMaritime and other related maritime/cruise sites are 100% non-commercial and privately owned. Be assured that I am NOT associated with any shipping or cruise companies or any travel/cruise agencies or any other organisations! Although the author has been in the passenger shipping industry since 1960, although is now retired but having completed around 680 Classic Liners and Cargo-Passengers Ships features I trust these will continue to provide classic ship enthusiasts the information the are seeking, but above all a great deal of pleasure! Reuben Goossens.

 

TSS Empress of Canada

TSS Mardi Gras / Star of Texas / Lucky Star / Apollo / Apollon

 

Page Three - Deck Plan & Photographs Supplied by the Breakers

 

Apollon laid up ready for scrap

 

 

The photographs below were supplied by the Crown Steel Company

The Ship Breakers at Alang India

 

Slots in the Casino

 

The Bar

 

Cinema

 

One of the Deluxe Cabins

 

The following items from the Apollon were listed for sale by the breakers at the time

 

Diesel Generator

 

Kawai Piano

 

Turbine

 

Caterpillar Engine

 

Four filters

 

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The Empress of Canada & Mardi Gras Photo Album

 

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