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Andrea Manasterly (ex - Nile Peking, ex -Time Machine, ex - Mahasen)                                     Cairo, Egypt

Understood to have been built in 1906, she is also understood to have been converted recently to motor operation but with her steam engines remaining in-situ. Based in Cairo,  offering regular dinner cruises. In early 2017 these were advertised as being twice daily. Recently rebranded as Andrea Masterly & Nile Peking Cruising Restaurant. She was heavily rebuilt, with large ports replacing her cabin windows and with two Chinese-style buildings featuring red tiled roofs on her upper deck. In latter years she cruised under the name of Time Machine and Mahasen but it is thought that she was originally one of the Thomas Cook steamers fleet.

Location : 

Kornish El Nile St, Old-Cairo, After El Malek El Saleh Bridge
11311 Cairo, Egypt

As : Nile Peking in 2011

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Above and Below : In 2011 and much changed from her earlier days, Nile Peking is a floating restaurant with a difference - she is still powered by her original steam engines
Photos kindly supplied by Kevin Hoggett

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As : Time Machine

Above and below : Time Machine in service in 1996.
Photos kindly supplied by Trevor Batchelor

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