A sepia printed postcard featuring the cruising steamer The Viking. She was built in 1888 as the Atrato for RMSP and served as The Viking from 1913 to 1914. She was taken over by the navy in 1914 and mined in 1915. Card is by Beckett & Co, London. In clean condition to the front with very light corner wear except for a tiny knock to the top left corner tip. Extremely light marking / ageing to the reverse. (VG)
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