Places we visited…

Dar Es Salaam

The entrance today

Another regular call for Bank Line vessels was Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania. The ‘white’ ships like the ISIPINGO pictured, called each voyage south on her Calcutta to Durban schedule, usually after the Mombasa stop. In those days it was the anchorage but a run ashore was always enjoyable. The rich and pungent aroma given out by spice cargo is forever linked with this tropical stop off.

As it was

The East Coast of Africa

See the book called, ” Voyaging with Icons” for accounts of life in the Bank Line travelling the world.

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