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The armistice between the Allies and Germany – known as the Armistice of Compiègne after the location in which it was signed – was the agreement that ended the fighting in western Europe that comprised the First World War.
British Ceylon (Sinhala: බ්රිතාන්ය ලංකාව, Britanya Lankava; Tamil: பிரித்தானிய இலங்கை, Birithaniya Ilangai), known contemporaneously as Ceylon, was a British Crown colony between 1802 and 1948.
The British Raj (rāj, meaning "rule" in Hindi) was the rule of Great Britain in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947.
British rule in Burma lasted from 1824 to 1948, from the Anglo-Burmese wars through the creation of Burma as a Province of British India to the establishment of an independently administered colony, and finally independence.
In business, consolidation or amalgamation is the merger and acquisition of many smaller companies into much larger ones.
Elder Dempster Lines was a UK shipping company that traded from 1932 to 2000, but had its origins in the mid-19th century.
Emigration is the act of leaving one's native country with the intent to settle elsewhere.
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Faber and Faber Limited, often abbreviated to Faber, is an independent publishing house in the United Kingdom.
The German auxiliary cruiser Atlantis (HSK 2), known to the Kriegsmarine as Schiff 16 and to the Royal Navy as Raider-C, was a converted German ''Hilfskreuzer'' (auxiliary cruiser), or merchant or commerce raider) of the Kriegsmarine, which, in World War II, travelled more than in 602 days, and sank or captured 22 ships totaling. Atlantis was sunk on 22 November 1941 by the British cruiser. She was commanded by Kapitän zur See Bernhard Rogge, who received the Oak Leaves to the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. Commerce raiders do not seek to engage warships, but rather attack enemy merchant shipping; the measures of success are tonnage destroyed (or captured) and time spent at large. Atlantis was second only to in tonnage destroyed, and had the longest raiding career of any German commerce raider in either world war. She had a significant effect on the war in the Far East due to her capture of highly significant secret documents from. A version of the story of Atlantis is told in the film Under Ten Flags with Van Heflin appearing as Captain Rogge.
Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and the third largest in the United Kingdom (after London and Birmingham).
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Ireland was part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1801 to 1922.
The Imperial German Navy was the Imperial Navy – the navy created at the time of the formation of the German Empire.
The Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN; Kyūjitai: 大日本帝國海軍 Shinjitai: 大日本帝国海軍 or 日本海軍 Nippon Kaigun, literally "Navy of the Greater Japanese Empire") was the navy of the Empire of Japan from 1868 until 1945, when it was dissolved following Japan's defeat and surrender in World War II.
The Irrawaddy Flotilla Company (IFC) was a passenger and cargo ferry company, which operated services on the Irrawaddy River in Burma, now Myanmar.
Livorno (English traditionally Leghorn), is a port city on the Ligurian Sea on the western coast of Tuscany, Italy.
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Mawlamyine (also spelled Mawlamyaing;;; မတ်မလီု; formerly Moulmein) is the fourth largest city of Burma (Myanmar), World Gazetteer situated 300 km south east of Yangon and 70 km south of Thaton, at the mouth of Thanlwin (Salween) river.
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A motor ship or motor vessel is a ship propelled by an internal combustion engine, usually a diesel engine.
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New Zealand (Aotearoa) is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
Ocean Group plc was a major British transport business.
Peter Denny (25 October 1821 – 22 August 1895) was a shipbuilder and shipowner based in Dumbarton, Scotland.
The Port of Liverpool is the enclosed dock system that runs from Brunswick Dock in Liverpool to Seaforth Dock, Seaforth, on the east side of the River Mersey and the Birkenhead Docks between Birkenhead and Wallasey on the west side of the river.
A reefer ship is a refrigerated cargo ship; a type of ship typically used to transport perishable commodities which require temperature-controlled transportation, such as fruit, meat, fish, vegetables, dairy products and other foods.
Royal Mail plc (a' Phuist Rìoghail, Post Brenhinol) is a postal service company in the United Kingdom.
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Scotland (Scots:; Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
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A sea captain (also called a captain or a master or a shipmaster) is a licensed mariner in ultimate command of the vessel.
Shaw, Savill and Albion Line was the trading name of Shaw, Savill and Albion Steamship Company: a British shipping company that operated ships between Great Britain, Australia and New Zealand.
The Six-Day War (Hebrew: מלחמת ששת הימים, Milhemet Sheshet Ha Yamim; Arabic: النكسة, an-Naksah, "The Setback" or حرب ۱۹٦۷, Ḥarb 1967, "War of 1967"), also known as the June War, 1967 Arab–Israeli War, or Third Arab–Israeli War, was fought between June 5 and 10, 1967 by Israel and the neighboring states of Egypt (known at the time as the United Arab Republic), Jordan, and Syria.
SR Merchant Navy Class No.35009 Shaw Savill is a 're-built' SR Merchant Navy Class 'Pacific' (4-6-2) steam locomotive, named after the Shaw Savill Line, a British merchant shipping company.
The Suez Canal (قناة السويس) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea.
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Trincomalee (திருகோணமலை Tirukōṇamalai, ත්රිකුණාමළය Trikuṇāmalaya) is the administrative headquarters of the Trincomalee District and major resort port city of Eastern Province, Sri Lanka.
A troopship (also troop ship or troop transport or trooper) is a ship used to carry soldiers, either in peacetime or wartime.
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The U-boat Campaign from 1914 to 1918 was the World War I naval campaign fought by German U-boats against the trade routes of the Allies.
Yangon (ရန်ကုန်, MLCTS rankun mrui,; also known as Rangoon, literally: "End of Strife") is a former capital of Myanmar (Burma) and the capital of Yangon Region.
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