Friday 29 March 2013


Posted by Picasas.s. "Perseus"
Owner Blue Funnel Line (Ocean Steam Ship Company), Liverpool, United Kingdom
Flag United Kingdom
Built 1950 by Vickers-Armstrong, Newcastle, United Kingdom
Grt. 10.109, l.o.a. 157.24 mt., beam 20.81 mt.
Engine type Steam turbines Vickers-Armstrong, 15.000 shp., speed 18.5 knots
Vessel type Cargo/Passenger, with accomodation for 32 passengers. The vessel was intended for the Western Europe-Japan service. Starting 1967 the "Perseus" was used as a pure cargo liner, grt. 9.753.


  1. this was my first ship as deck boy 6/6/69 can I get hold of a photo of her

  2. As an Aussie engineer I stood by Perseus for 2 months from 19th March 1971 to 7th April 1971 coasting around UK and the continent unloading then loading new cargo for far east. During 3 years with Blue flue From 1968 to 1971 I served on ss Jason, ss Talthybius, ss Patrocolus, ss Perseus then ss Ulysses. Left Blue flue in May 1971 for Australian Coast.