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Pamphlet - 'Express Service Fares to Italy', Australia, Oceania & Neptunia, Lloyd Triestino Line, Jun 1955 Document Reg. No: HT 2610

Folded pamphlet showing fares for Lloyd Triestino Liners Australia, Oceania and Neptunia effective from June 1955. It is part of a collection of 175 items of post-war ship memorabilia collected by John McKay. John began collecting shipping brochures as a boy through an interest in travel and later used some of the material in his professional capacity as a Geography and Social Studies teacher. He finally made a voyage himself in 1957-1958, to England to attend a scouting jamboree, although he ended up staying for 18 months. He remembers lots of Australians going over at that time, and references to Earls Court as 'Kangaroo Alley'.

The three sister ships were pleasure cruisers that sailed from Trieste in Italy to Melbourne, Australia. Each had accommodation for 280 first class passengers, 120 second class and 392 third class with a crew of 236.
Folded pamphlet double sided on gloss paper. Black and white photographs, and blue, black and white artwork. Text in English.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John McKay, 2003
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 22.8 cm (Height), 10.1 cm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Folded three times.

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Tagged with: immigration, advertising, shipping lines, shipping, ship memorabilia, pamphlets
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Shipping Lines
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials

Issued By: Lloyd Triestino Lines, Italy, Jun 1955
Place & Date Published: Italy, Jun 1955
User: Mr John McKay, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s-1960s

Collected by John McKay


Giovanni De Petro (john) Posted on 26 Mar 2012 10:29 PM
In February of 1958 I was only 16 I boarded the Oceania at Messina to come to Melbourne I had the trip of my life,lovely passengers,crew and activities. I will never forget it
Claude Posted on 01 Jan 2014 9:58 PM
My mother came to Melbourne first class on the Oceania to start her new life in Australia, now 80 years old she still recalls to me how wonderful that ship and its crew and passangers were.

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