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No Contributor Year: 201510 Return Voyage and menu
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Return Voyage and menu
The Album contained a menu from the return Journey
The Rose’s travelled on the R.M.S. Maunganui between New Zealand to San Francisco and they were on board the ship at Wellington when it left on Tuesday, January 10th. At 3 p.m. The menu is dated the 11th January
R.M.S. Maunganui was built by Fairfield's of Glasgow in 1911 to carry the Royal Mail for the Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand and served on the San Francisco and Sydney runs. She was employed as a troopship on ten occasions during World War One. During World War Two the Liner served in the Mediterranean as a Royal New Zealand Navy Hospital ship.
Accommodation: 499 passengers; 244 saloon (first class), 175 second class and 80 third class, with up to ten berth cabins in third class. There was seating for 144 in the first class dining saloon, 110 in second class and 58 in third. The main passenger entrance could be on either the main or upper deck, according to the tide.
Picture added on 07 October 2015 at 19:24