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SS Oriana

Page Six

 

“The Oliver Photo Collection”

Photographs on this page are by ex crewmember, Paul Oliver. The first photograph shows Oriana at Dubrovnik during a cruise. All other photographs show Oriana after after P&O laid her up at Pyrmont Wharf in Sydney. From here she would begin her voyage to Asia and to an uncertain career. These detailed photographs prove that Paul Oliver loved this magnificent ship, loving known as the Queen of the Sea!

 Oriana at anchor in Dubrovnik

 

 Oriana’s career with P&O had come to an end

 

Enjoy the following close-up photographs of ss Oriana

It was felt that these photographs required no commentary! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We thank Paul Oliver for making these photographs available to ssMaritime. If you wish to contact him as an ex crew member – email him at poliver@tac.com.au

 

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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Photographs on ssmaritime and associate pages are by the author or from the author’s private collection. In addition there are some images that have been provided by Shipping Companies and private photographers or collectors. Credit is given to all contributors. However, there are some photographs provided to me without details regarding the photographer/owner concerned. I hereby invite if owners of these images would be so kind to make them-selves known to me (my email address may be found on www.ssmaritime.com only), in order that due credit may be given.

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