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'PS Niagra', a requisitioned paddle steamer carrying wounded Australian troops on the Suez Canal, 1917

Photograph, World War One, Middle East (1914-1918), Egypt, 1916.

'PS Niagra' was a paddle steamer of the Anglo-American Nile Navigation Company. It was requisitioned during World War One to transport wounded men on the Suez Canal between El Qantara and Port Said in Egypt.

From a collection of photographs taken by Corporal Joseph Egerton, Shropshire Yeomanry in Sinai and Palestine.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2002-05-1-54


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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