Historical information

In 1901 after completing her maiden voyage to Australia "Suevic" was used to transport Australian troops to and from the Boer War in South Africa. SUEVIC was requisitioned by the British Government during World War I but maintained its commercial route and was used for bringing provisions and troops from Australia to Europe.


SS SUEVIC 1901-1942 White Star Line. SUEVIC and her sister ship RUNIC served as troopships transporting service personnel for duty overseas during WW1

Physical description

Timber framed print of a ship at sea. The grey mount has signatures in white paint across the top and sides.

Inscriptions & markings

Edwin English