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Booklet - 'Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line', Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line, 1938 Document Reg. No: HT 28352

Descriptive booklet issued by the Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line for passengers travelling on the SS Jervis Bay during a voyage from Australia to Britain in May-June 1938. It was kept as a souvenir by Daisy Poole who was 12 years old at the time of her voyage to the UK from Australia.

The booklet describes the services available on board as well as details of the ship's routine and information on points of interest enroute. The cover illustration is by the artist John Allcot (1888-1973), a noted maritime painter.
Illustrated ten page limited colour booklet. Cover illustration shows one of the Bay ships with the Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line's green and white colours.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Philip Maggs, 2010
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 225 mm (Height), 140 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: souvenirs, naval vessels, immigrant voyages, shipping lines, immigrant shipping, return migration, english immigration, passenger ships
Themes this item is part of: Ship History - TSS Jervis Bay, 1922-1940, Childhood & Youth Collection, Migration Collection, Transport Collection, Daisy Poole, English Migrant, 1920s
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Shipping Lines
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Issued By: Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line, 1938
User: Daisy Poole, May 1938 - Jun 1938
Place & Date Issued: May 1938 - Jun 1938

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