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Transit Card - Dakar, P&O Lines, 1957 Object Reg. No: HT 8436

Summary:
Card issued to passengers when disembarking en route at stopover ports. It was collected by Daniel and Christina Graham when they migrated to Victoria from Scotland in 1957. They arrived in Melbourne on the 'Strathmore' on 12 February 1957. They had three children, and settled in Moe where Daniel found work with the SEC.
Description:
Small cream 'P&O s.s Strathmore' transit card for Dakar. Bearer space handwritten to Mr. D. Graham and numbered 677
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr. Daniel Graham, 2004
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 7.70 cm (Height), 10.30 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: immigration, assisted immigration, immigrant voyages, shipping lines, immigrant shipping, scottish communities, scottish immigration, shipping industry, ship memorabilia
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Transport Collection, Graham Family, Scottish Migrants, 1957
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: reference materials
Inscriptions: Text: P&O S.S. STRATHMORE 677/DAKAR/The Bearer of this Card/MR. D. GRAHAM/is a TRANSIT PASSENGER.
Manufactured For: P & O Line, London, England, Great Britain, 1957
User: Mr. Daniel Graham, 1957

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