Young boy waiting for the Chusan to be docked in Colon.
The RMS Chusan was a British ocean liner and cruise ship, built for the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O)’s Indian and Far East Service in 1950.
Home movies of the RMS Chusan from 1968 to 1970. Films of crew and passengers. Shots aboard ship and ashore. Covering USA, India, Orient, etc. A brief glimpse of the RMS Canberra.
A smaller version of the RMS Himalaya, the Chusan had a gross register tonnage of approximately 24,215; and a capacity of 1,565 passengers (455 first class, 517 tours class) and a 577 member crew.
She was built as a replacement for the ship RMS Viceroy of India, lost in the Second World War.