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SS Oriana

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Photo Page Two

 

Oriana berthed in Southampton

 

Manoeuvring the Panama Locks

 

A splendid Post Card of Oriana the Cruise Ship

 

Relaxing at sea overlooking the
Tourist class ‘Poop deck’

 

Photographs by & © Simon Lockyer

 

The rubber mated Promenade Deck

 

Looking aft from the Bow

Oriana docking

 

Two fine Stern Views. 1. In Scandinavian Fjords

 

 

2. In Sydney

 

The following five photographs were supplied to me by & © Oriana’s ex Maitre d’Hotel, Neil Whitmore

 

SS Oriana in a Singapore dry-dock

 
One of her screws and the rudder

 

Starboard Stabiliser fin

 

Right: Maitre d’Hotel Neil Whitmore and

the assistant Maitre’d, David Heggie

 

Tuesday June 24 1986

 

Oriana’s sails under Sydney Harbour Bridge for the last time

Photo by Neil Whitmore

 

Next: Oriana “Lady of the Sea by Neil Whitmore

 

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Sydney Farewell’s ss Oriana

 

SS Oriana - Main Index:

Part One         The building of a liner:

Page 1:           The building of SS Oriana

Page 2:           The launching and fitting out of SS Oriana

Page 3:           Sea trials and Oriana’s maiden voyage

Page 4:           Deck Plan, Rare Photographs and other Images

Part Two        The Ships History, Photo Pages & Stories:

Page 1:           History and Images of the Oriana 

Page 2:           Oriana Postcards issued in 1960

Page 3:           Oriana Photo Album - Page 1

Page 4:           Oriana Photo Album - Page 2

Page 5:           Oriana “Lady of the Sea by Neil Whitmore

Page 6:           The Paul Oliver Collection

Page6b:          Paul Oliver Story

Page 7:           Dalian - See the sad photographs of SS Oriana damaged during a storm

Page7b:          Oriana at Zhangiagang shipyard in China - Taken 29 July & 9 September 2005

 

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This is recommended reading!

Orient Line – A Fleet History

Is available for £23.50 plus p&p from “Ships in Focus”

email: sales@shipsinfocus.co.uk

 

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Also Visit our Features on the following Orient Lines/P&O Ships

Orient Lines: RMS OrcadesSS Oronsay - SS Oriana - RMS Orion

P&O: RMS StrathairdSS Iberia - SS Canberra

 

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