Bar List - Chandris Line, RHMS Ellinis, circa 1960s Document Reg. No: SH 930807

Summary:
Leaflet listing bar prices on the Chandris line ship RHMS Ellinis. 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.
Description:
Folding leaflet with an illustration of four glasses, an ash tray and a cigarette on the cover. The is a small blue flag on the reverse of the leaflet. The inside of the booklet lists of drinks and their prices.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from (Estate of) Mrs Myrtle Hyland
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 37.60 cm (Height), 22.50 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: immigration, immigrant voyages, shipping lines, beverages, immigrant shipping, shipping, shipping industry, ship memorabilia, 1975 ellinis
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Printed in black on the front: "R.H.M.S. ELLINIS"
Printed on the reverse: "CHANDRIS LINES [repeated four times.]
Manufactured For: Chandris Line Ltd., London, England, Great Britain
Place Used: .

Comments

Brian Kiely Posted on 05 Jan 2014 11:24 PM
How can I obtain the passenger manifest for sailing from Melbourne on New Years Eve 1964 would love to organize a 50th anniversary reunion
Discovery Centre Posted on 07 Jan 2014 10:07 AM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Brian, you will need to contact the National Archives of Australia for a passenger list.

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