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Booklet - Passenger List, SS Iberia, P&O Lines, 1955 Document Reg. No: SH 990950

Summary:
Booklet issued to passengers travelling on the P&O Line ship SS Iberia in 1955. It contains a passenger list for the voyage. It was collected by Donald Dott during his travels between Australia and Europe in 1954-1956.

Many ships such as the SS Iberia carried both tourists and immigrants, and documents such as dinner menus, luggage labels, and King Neptune certificates were provided to all passengers.
Description:
A5 sized booklet consisting of a thin cardboard cover and six doubled sided paper pages, and one singled sided loose leaf page. The front cover is decorated with a yellow, red, blue and white flag flying from a flag pole, around which is a banner printed with `P & O Passenger List'. The back cover is decorated with the same design minus the banner. Inside is printed a list of the passengers travelling on the P & O ship Iberia from 21 December 1955 for Australia. The loose leaf sheet is printed with late additions and cancellations to the passenger list.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Elise Dott, 1999
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 14.30 cm (Height), 0.10 cm (Width), 22.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: shipping lines, immigrant shipping, travel, travel tourism, shipping industry, ship memorabilia, t.a.parnham passenger iberia 1955, lesurf, lesurf alcorn, lesurf alcorn1955, r g corry
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: reference materials
Inscriptions: Printed on front cover: P & O PASSENGER LIST Printed inside front cover: P & O/ LIST OF PASSENGERS BY/ R.M.S. IBERIA/ 29,614 TONS GROSS/ It then goes on to list the ships crew and passenger details.
Manufactured For: P & O Line, England, Great Britain, 1955
Place & Date Used: ., Dec 1955 - Jan1956
User: Mr Donald Dott, Dec 1955 - Jan1956

Comments

Mary Barker Posted on 08 Apr 2013 6:21 PM
Hello - I was on the SS Iberia 1955-1956 - with my mum and dad and big brother. Would love to see the list of passengers, with our names in it.
Derek Leslie Ward Posted on 25 Jul 2013 2:20 PM
On the 14th April 1955 I arrived at Station Pier, Melbourne. we were Welsh migrants.Mam,Dad and my Brother David what a great voyage from Britain.She was a nice new ship only sailed once to Australia.I would love to hear from anyone on the trip.
Monica Keane Haley Posted on 05 Aug 2013 3:52 PM
We came here on the SS. Iberia in 1955 arriving Melbourne 17th January 1956 Mum amd Dad left family behind in Nth Ireland with their 6 children on their new adventure I was 8yrs old and still remember bits about the trip....mum is 95 yrs old and still alive...the family in Australia has grown to be around 80 of us now....
jeffrey robinson Posted on 23 Sep 2013 5:56 PM
hi iwas on iberia in late 1955 docked in sydney at 8 years old whith mum dad and three brothers what an adventure best thing mum and ever did for us cheers jeff
gerry wase brs Posted on 16 Feb 2014 10:59 PM
I was a brs and crew projectionist on Iberia about 1963 a happy ship and many young people emigrating to a beautiful country.

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