East African Railways and Harbours

Marine Division

Port of Mombasa

Kilindini Harbour with a fine display of Union Castle ships (above) and Kilindini deep water berths 1 to 5 most unusually vacant in 1959 (right).

PHOTOs EAR&H Magazine.

The British India Steam Navigation Company's KENYA alongside Number 1 berth at Kilindini (right). This picture, by Len Young, not only appeared on the cover of the East African Railways Magazine, it later appeared in September 1962 on the cover of the Meccano Magazine (without acknowledgement or identification).

The steam tug KONGONI (left) in the Port of Mombasa. The KONGONI was built in Glasgow and was sailed to Mombasa by a full EAR&H crew. PHOTO - EAR&H Magazine.   MARIE FELLING (right), October 1950. Named after the mother of Sir Christiaan Felling, GM of the Uganda Railway and built by Earle's Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Limited (or simply "at the Earle's yard) in Hull in 1928. She was broken up in the early 1980s.  PHOTO - Ron Bullock

The BRAEMAR CASTLE (before her major refit) is eased to her berth (left) in Kilindini by EAR&H tugs PHOTO - EAR&H Magazine. EAR&H Tug SIMBA with Kilindini's Deep Water Berths astern (right). PHOTO - Iain Mulligan

East African Railways and Harbours