E & A Line
(Eastern & Australian Steamship Co.)

Australia/United Kingdom

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Sailings July 1927-May 1928
Vessel(s) Ports of call
St. Albans
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Thursday Island, Sandakan, Manila, Hong Kong, Moji, Kobe, Osaka, Yokohama.
Return voyages: Yokohama, Yokkaichi, Kobe, Moji, Hong Kong, Manila, Ilo Ilo (optional), Kolambugan (optional), Sabadakan (optional), Thursday Island, Townsville, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne.
Called at Adelaide, Port Pirie, Hobart, Port Kembla, Newcastle, Port Alma, Cairns, Darwin, Timor, Shanghai or other ports "as required".
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Sailings January-December 1936
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Melbourne, Hobart, Newcastle, Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville (optional), Rabaul, Manila, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Moji, Kobe, Osaka, Nagoya/Yokkaichi (optional), Yokohama.
Return voyages: Yokohama, Nagoya, Osaka, Kobe, Moji, Hong Kong, Manila, Rabaul, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne.
Called at Port Adelaide, Port Pirie, Port Kembla, Port Alma, Cairns, Thursday Island, Darwin, Timor, Ilo Ilo, Kolambugan, Zamboanga, Port Holland, Coatabangan, Sandakan, Samarai or other ports "as required".

Sailings February-December 1965 (issued September 1964)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Aramac Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Yokkaichi, Nagoya, Tokyo (Yokohama), Kobe, Keelung, Hong Kong, Manila.
Returned directly to Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.

Sailings August 1972-February 1974 (issued September 1972)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Port Moresby, Manila, Hong Kong, Keelung, Kobe, Yokohama, Guam, Rabaul, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne

(Chitral called at Nagoya after Kobe, but omitted Guam on August 1972 voyage. Chitral called at Townsville after Brisbane on northbound voyage in February 1973 as did Cathay on corresponding voyage in February 1974.)


See the archives section for more brochures of E & A Line.
See also the shipping in 1971 section.


See also P&O Line.


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This page last updated June 30, 2019.