HMS CALEDONIA

HMS Caledonia Thornycroft

Above left: An advertisement for John I. Thornycroft and Co., Limited; the company was proud of its work in carrying out the conversion, and noted that Caledonia was ‘still the third largest in size afloat’. (Courtesy Jim Duckworth.)

 

HMS Caledonia interior

Above right: Another advertisement from Thornycroft’s, which highlighted the company’s diverse activities. Taken on one of the original passenger decks, the photograph shows a bath apparently still in its original location, even though the interior bulkheads have been removed and other fittings taken away. The remnants of the plumbing are visible. (Courtesy Jim Duckworth.)

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