21/02/1908 - 30/03/1908

Ship Summary





Depart Date

Thursday, February 20, 1908

Arrive Date

Sunday, March 29, 1908

Journey Notes

Via Plymouth (22 Feb), Gibraltar (26 Feb), Marseilles (28 Feb), Naples (2 Mar), Port Said (5 Mar), Colombo (16 Mar) & Fremantle (26 Mar). With 44 passengers from Fremantle & 528 en route.



Meynell and Gunn's Musical Comedy Company, of 25 artistes, were on board to perform “Miss Hook of Holland,” “The Belle of Mayfair,” “The Girl Behind the Counter,” two musical comedies, and a new pantomime around Australia. It included Charles Wenham (son of thespian Thomas Wenman) as stage-manager, as well as Ruth Lincoln (prima donna), Arthur Appleby (principal baritone), Alice Russon (second parts), Emmeline Orford (soubrette), Ellen Rose, Edith Denton, Gwendoline Boyce, Amy Perris, Darcy Lane Edwin Brett, Wm. T. Cromwell (comedian), Vernon Davidson, Tom Payne. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article227981384

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