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Booklet - 'Shipboard Information for Passengers', Orient Line, RMS Ormonde, 1948 Document Reg. No: SH 990447

Summary:
Booklet titled 'Shipboard Information for Passengers', published by the Orient Line, 1948. It was given to Mr and Mrs W. E. Allan and their son David, who was aged six, when they immigrated to Australia from England on the Orient Line ship RMS Ormonde, departing London on 21 May 1948. They were sponsored by an 'Uncle Fred' and first settled in Tasmania before moving to Melbourne.
Description:
Green booklet containing information for passengers on the orient line. The cover has red text on it. Inside the text is black and the pages are white. The back cover has no text on it. In the middle of the booklet are pictures of the badges worn the crew to distinguish their rank. These are all labeled.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr David Allan, 1999
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 19.00 cm (Height), 12.50 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: immigration, immigrant voyages, immigrant shipping, luggage, migration settlement, english immigration, passenger list 1950-51, passenger lists
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Transport Collection, Orient Steam Navigation Company Limited (Orient Line), 1879-1909
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: reference materials
Inscriptions: On cover - ORIENT LINE/ ENGLAND - AUSTRALIA/ SHIPBOARD/ INFORMATION / for PASSENGERS/ R.M.S. ORMONDE Inside - GENERAL INFORMATION FOR/ PASSENGERS [Extensive text follows]
Publisher: Orient Line, England, Great Britain, 1948
User: Mr David Allan, 1948

Used by David Allan and his family when they immigrated to Australia from England in 1948.
Place Used: Orient Steam Navigation Company Limited (Orient Line), 1948

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