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Shipboard Newsletter - Giornale Di Bordo, Lloyd Trestino Lines, 20 Oct 1955 Document Reg. No: HT 1464

Shipboard Newsletter 'Giornale Di Bordo' (Logbook) issued by Lloyd Triestino Lines. Used on the MV Oceania on 20 October 1955. The newsletter is two pages in length and provides brief information from a number of world cities. It is part of a collection of shipboard souvenirs collected by Margaret Wood an officer in the Department of Immigration from 1951-1960. As part of her role Margaret often met migrant ships arriving at Station Pier in Melbourne and she often received gifts from ship staff

Margaret first worked in the Department of Alien Assimilation which focused on migrants post arrival, before moving to the Assisted Division which handled the reception of assisted European migrants arriving in Melbourne. Her final position was working for the General Assisted Passage Scheme, assisting migrants from the US, Scandinavia and Switzerland who came individually on general ships as opposed to migrant ships. She recalls her time with the Department with great pleasure. She was a young single woman and had just finished an Arts degree at Melbourne University. When she applied to the Public Service, she was placed with the Department of Immigration, as she spoke German. She left when she married in 1961 as per the policy at that time.
Two page typed newsletter on pale blue paper with purple type, and a blue header.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Margaret Wood, 2003
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 21.00 cm (Width), 32.20 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, shipping, station pier, women s work, immigrant shipping, immigrant voyages, newsletters
Themes this item is part of: Margaret Wood, Department of Immigration Officer (1951-1961), Transport Collection, Margaret Wood Immigration & Shipping Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Travel - Shipboard Life
Tertiary Classification: print media
Inscriptions: Text: GIORNALE DI BORDO/del Lloyd Triestino/(WIRELESS DAILY BULLETIN).
Manufactured For: Lloyd Triestino Lines, Italy, Oct 1955
Place & Date Used: ., 20 Oct 1955
User: Mrs Margaret Wood, Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1955

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