EASTERN QUEEN EASTERN QUEEN Add to My Archive Modify Page Content Ship Details Rig Steamer Built 1950 Built In Dumbarton Tonnage 8,643g 5,008n Built By William Denny & Bros.Ltd. Dimensions 468'4" x 63'2" x 26'3¾" Demise The Indo-China Steam Navigation Co.Ltd., reg. Hong Kong. VoyagesView Full List 1960 ➜ 7 February 1960 EASTERN QUEEN Osaka, Japan 1960 ➜ 9 April 1960 EASTERN QUEEN Osaka, Japan 1959 ➜ 8 October 1959 EASTERN QUEEN Japan 1959 ➜ 4 January 1959 EASTERN QUEEN Japan 1959 ➜ 15 March 1959 EASTERN QUEEN Japan Media EASTERN QUEEN Upload Media Comment I was a passenger on the Frank mcEnerney (not verified) on Tue, 2017-12-19 18:09 I was a passenger on the eastern queen on dock Freemantle july 12 1974 and would like to contact for the 50th anniversary of ariving in Aus reply I suspect two "Eastern Queens Jonathan (not verified) on Sun, 2018-02-25 18:21 I suspect two "Eastern Queens" are being mixed up here. I think the Eastern Queens which did the Singapore Fremantle run was this one, not built in Dumbarton. http://www.ssmaritime.com/General-Mangin.htm reply Iwas a passenger on the Francis Mc Enerney (not verified) on Tue, 2017-12-19 18:14 Iwas a passenger on the Eastern Queen docked Fremantle july 12 1974 reply I was a senior purses on Abbas gany (not verified) on Sun, 2018-02-11 00:19 I was a senior purses on board eastern queen carrying malaysian Muslim pilgrims plying between penang, port klang, singapore, sabah, serawak jeddah to and fro during the haj season in the 70's then off season to nagapattinam and Madras now Chennai carrying passengers and cargo especially onions and general goods for discharge at penang, port klang and singapore.... reply I arrived in Freemantle with Michael Gordon (not verified) on Sat, 2018-02-24 05:24 I arrived in Freemantle with two friends on the Eastern Queen 16/1/73. Flew Gatwick to Singapore , 3 nights stay then shipped to Aus. 99 pound I recall for the trip and stayover. Slept on deck as it was too hot in the dorm which was in the bow with no portholes. Great trip. reply My parents journeyed from Graham Hodge (not verified) on Thu, 2018-08-09 21:00 My parents journeyed from Singapore to Fremantle on this ship in 1972. Sadly, my father died on the voyage and was buried at sea due to lack of facilities for deceased bodies. The captain and crew were very kind to my mother for the rest of her lonely voyage. reply Your picture of the Eastern Jim Attrill (not verified) on Wed, 2019-01-09 20:00 Your picture of the Eastern Queen is not the one owned and operated by Indo China Steam Nav Co. The original, ICSN Co ship was built at Denny’s of Dumbarton in 1950 with GT 8644. She ran on the HK, Japan, Australia run in the 1960s until she was sold to Wicklow Shipping of Singapore and renamed Wicklow. I was third mate in 61-2 and first mate in 67-8 when she was operated by Dominion Far East Line. The other one was built in France in 1952 as General Mangin and not renamed Eastern Queen until 1972. reply I came on the eastern queen Victoria (not verified) on Tue, 2019-05-14 20:54 I came on the eastern queen in September 1973 Has a little girl from Singapore to fremanle With my parents How times have changed s reply Jim Attrill is right, I was a Allen Ringland (not verified) on Sat, 2019-06-29 19:36 Jim Attrill is right, I was a junior engineer who met his wife of near 50 years on the "Queen" on a voyage from Yokohama to Australia. A marvellous old vessel. reply I was 2nd mate on Indo-China peter ballantyne (not verified) on Sun, 2019-07-07 17:21 I was 2nd mate on Indo-China SN Co Eastern Queen. Was there for 18months on Australia - Japan Express service. A wonderful and exciting life = never a dull moment !! Sailed with Jim Atrill there reply I was 2nd mate on Indo-China peter ballantyne (not verified) on Sun, 2019-07-07 17:35 I was 2nd mate on Indo-China SN Co Eastern Queen. Was there for 18months on Australia - Japan Express service. A wonderful and exciting life = never a dull moment !! Sailed with Jim Atrill there reply After I was kicked out of Scott Bayes (not verified) on Fri, 2019-07-19 13:42 After I was kicked out of Japan (working on tourist visa) my new Japanese wife and I flew to Bangkok, went by train to Singapore (marvellous trip), stayed Singapore some weeks awaiting her Aus visa. Boarded MV Eastern Queen and arrived Fremantle 6 Oct, 1973. I believe we were at sea 6 days but memories fade. Overland to Sydney and stayed Oz 4 years (legally! as Commonwealth citizen). The trip is a highlight of our lives. reply I was a cadet & 4th Leslie Lee (not verified) on Fri, 2019-11-29 02:12 I was a cadet & 4th Navigating Officer under Irish Captain Thomas McCabe in 1973-4 Our journey took 6 days from Singapore to FREMANTLE. Our passengers are mostly British migrants who paid only 2 British pounds for their journey provided they stay in Australia for 2 years. Jobs accommodation n welfare provided by Australia government according to the passengers. Our journey passed by Christmas Island at close proximity Had great time n beautiful memories of Eastern Queen n FREMANTLE & Perth. reply I sailed as a delightful Philip Evans (not verified) on Mon, 2020-03-09 06:11 I sailed as a delightful passenger on the Eastern Queen from Brisbane to the Port of Yokkaichi in Japan in March of 1969. Wonderful trip. It is really something to see and watch these glorious ships of the past and how majestic they were. A class of their own. reply I was a passenger on board Shan (not verified) on Tue, 2020-08-25 16:45 I was a passenger on board the Eastern Queen plying from Madras to penang. 30/7/76. By domitory. reply She was hired by Wallins HK CH Tien (not verified) on Mon, 2021-01-18 09:53 She was hired by Wallins HK Ltd (parent company AsiaPacific Shipyard Singapore) in late 70s loaded with equipment, picked up workers from Penang and docked at Jedddah seaport for massive stevedoring project. We were accomodated in it for several months. A mature charming vessel and I have fond memories of it. reply my wife and i flew by Anthony and Kat... (not verified) on Sun, 2021-02-21 01:39 my wife and i flew by Singapore Airline from Gatwick to Singapore refuelling in Bahrain and again in Bombay India, we think it was around early july 1972, where we had a fourteen nights holiday before joining the Eastern Queen, we then had a eight day voyage before arriving in Freemantle .the ship had a full Chinese crew including officers maybe Singaporians. Good trip, reply Your Stories Your name * E-mail * Post your story * Submit Leave this field blank Share this Page Share this ship with your friends and followers online.