Links to other sites

SS Uganda Trust home page

Introduction to the SS Uganda Trust

A history of the SS Uganda

  • East African service (1952 to 1967)
  • Educational cruise ship service (1968 to 1982)
  • Hospital ship service during the Falklands War (1982)
  • Troopship service (1983 to 1985)
  • Layup and demolition voyage (1985 to 1986)

    A history of the SS Nevasa

    How to order your copy of the SS Uganda book or SS Nevasa book

    Contact the SS Uganda Trust

    Links to maritime sites of general interest

  • FotoFlite, a library of maritime aerial photographs
  • Paddle Steamer Preservation Society , supporters of the paddle steamers Waverley and Kingswear Castle which operate seasonal services around the UK coastline
  • SS Canberra, a site dedicated to the SS Canberra of 1961, the ship that became P&O's senior passenger liner after the SS Uganda was sold in 1986 and will be familiar to many who visit this site
  • Steam Tug Portwey Trust, preservers of the UK's final twin screw steam tug
  • The Solent Steam Packet Limited, operators of the 1955-built preserved steam powered sludge carrier SS Shieldhall
  • MS Dunera, a site with memories of a fondly remembered troopship and educational cruise ship

    Links to charities which help children and young people

  • The Cirdan and Faramir Sailing Trusts provide opportunities for young people to experience life on sailing ships
  • The East Coast Sail Trust operate cruises for young people on the wooden sea-going sailing barge Thalatta
  • The Gwennili Trust takes the disabled on yachts with an emphasis upon ex-servicemen
  • The Ocean Youth Trust South uses adventure under sail as a personal development opportunity for young people aged 12-25, taking them to sea in their 30 metre vessel Prolific
  • The Rona Trust takes disadvantaged children to sea as part of the London Sailing Project
  • The Swan Trust operate cruises for young people on the Shetland-built sail fishing vessel Swan

    Links to sites connected with the Falklands War

  • The Falklands 25 site contains information abour a number of events to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland Islands in 1982
  • The South Atlantic Medal Association (1982) exists to maintain and promote a sense of pride and comradeship among veterans of the Falkands War

    Links to sites that sell memorabilia connected with the SS Uganda

  • A member of the South Atlantic Medal Association (1982) has designed a HMHS Uganda greetings card
  • Copies of "School at Sea" by Mary B. Russell, about cruises on the SS Uganda and SS Nevasa, are available from the author's family
    The SS Uganda Trust is a UK Registered Charity no. 1020247