You could be forgiven for thinking this is just another picture of a ship in Southampton Docks in the 1950s.

The truth is that more than a few eyebrows were raised as Schabenstein came in to the port in February 1954.  She was the first German passenger ship to call at a British port since the beginning of the Second World War in 1939.

Owned by the North German Lloyd line, the ship was the first in a fleet of six to be used on the route from Europe to the Far East.

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