Accommodation Plan - Chandris Lines, RHMS Ellinis, 1968 Reg. No: HT 14827
- Folded accommodation and berthing plan for Chandris Lines, RHMS Ellinis. There plans feature a photographic image of the ship in blue and show the floor plans of the different decks of the ship. They also note that the ship was fully Air Conditioned.
Built in 1931 as the Lurline for the US Matson Line, she was used for the San Francisco to Honolulu service. Operating as a troop ship between 1942 and 1946, when she was completely refitted. She then re-entered the San Francisco to Los Angeles to Honolulu service in 1948 before being sold to Chandris Lines in 1963. Renamed Ellinis she was refitted with accommodation for 1,668-single class passengers. First used for the round-the-world service from Rotterdam to Sydney to Rotterdam, from 1975 onwards she was used for cruising only. She was scrapped in 1986.
- Folded plan printed on white stock in dark blue lettering and lining. Features photographic image of the ship in blue and floor plans of the different decks of the ship.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Paul Carman, 2006
|Tagged with:||immigration, pamphlets, shipping, shipping lines, ship memorabilia, shipping industry, ships, plan drawings, accommodation, mv aranda, passenger lists, captain james cook bicentenary 1970, hi, my name is billy lathan and i sailed on the ellinis from southampton in may 1971. i landed in sydney and met many people on board during the trip, some of who i keep in contact with including mark green and his wife karen who were married a few eeks prior to sailing. i now live in adelaide and mark is in the gold coast. i remember very well at capetown seeing the large hole in the front of the ship that had occurred when we hit a sandbar leaving southampton. great times and australia is the best country in the world., in 1969 was ik emigrant en ging met de ellinis van southampton naar new zealand om afrika.ik was 21 j klaar met de opleiding verpleging en ging naar mijn broer die in n.z woont al n hele tijd.wat een geweldige ervaring die zeereis op de ellinis.na 1 j ben ik terug gegaan naar holland maar wel weer per boot dat was de australis nu om amerika via panama kanaal. het is het rijkste wat ik in mn leven mee draag, ik nelke adrichem woon nu op een sleepboot wel voor de binnenvaart maar het varen is wat ik vast wilde houden. mijn email is sleepbootmaaike hotmail.com, my name is barry pinkney sailed from southampton to sydney may 1971 returned 1973 never looked back had great time but was to young and missed family and friends back home, michael brown, looking for a passenger list of people that sailed on the rhms ellinis on march 1972 from southampton to adelaide, please contact on miky1949 yahoo.com.au, i have a doll, boy sailor doll witch chandris lines on his hat|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection, Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||WATER TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Shipping Lines|
|Tertiary Classification:||promotional materials|
|Inscriptions:||Printed on front page in blue: "CHANDRIS LINES / R.H.M.S. "ELLINIS" / BERTHING PLAN"
Printed next page: "R.H.M.S. "ELLINIS" / ONE CLASS SHIP / 26,000 Tons Dis. Fully air Conditioned
|User:||Chandris Line Ltd., London, England, Great Britain, 1968|
|Ship Depicted:||., 1968|