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Morning gathered flowers reach London by air from Holland per the KLM Dutch Air Service
Morning gathered flowers reach London by air from Holland per the KLM Dutch Air Service
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Coal Strike Imminent Getting in the last of the reserves at Great London depot Busy
Coal Strike Imminent Getting in the last of the reserves at Great London depot Busy
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The US Mail Steamship Co, new mail steamer the Pan Handle State has arrived
The US Mail Steamship Co, new mail steamer the Pan Handle State has arrived
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Barging through the coal shortage The tug Maud has clearly enough coal to keep going
Barging through the coal shortage The tug Maud has clearly enough coal to keep going
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Alleged gun running, German vessel seized at Durban, South Africa. The Nordmark
Alleged gun running, German vessel seized at Durban, South Africa. The Nordmark
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Johannesburg in South Africa 11 March 1922
Johannesburg in South Africa 11 March 1922
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The 31, 000 ton liner Orcades, built for the Orient line by Vickers, Armstrong Ltd
The 31, 000 ton liner Orcades, built for the Orient line by Vickers, Armstrong Ltd
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The 31, 000 ton liner Orcades, built for the Orient line by Vickers, Armstrong Ltd Featured Image

The 31, 000 ton liner Orcades, built for the Orient line by Vickers, Armstrong Ltd

The 31, 000 ton liner Orcades, built for the Orient line by Vickers, Armstrong Ltd, and which is the largest merchant ship to be launched in any country since the end of the war successfully went down to the slipway at Harrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, today. The launching ceremony was performed by lady Morshead, wife of Lt general Sir Leslie Morshead, manager of the Orient line. The Orcades is intended for the Australian run, and will carry 1560 passengers with cargo and mail, with a speed of 22 1/2 kn the ship will cut the prewar service schedule between England and Melbourne from 36 days to 28 days. Largest passenger liner yet built at Harrow, Orcades is estimated to cost ?3 million and is of entirely new design.
14 October 1947

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