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Orford, Orient Line, passenger ship [picture]
Bib ID 1607019
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description [193-?] 
1 glass negative : b&w ; 8.2 x 10.7cm. 
Series

Humphery collection of photographs of ships.

Summary

The Orient Line passenger ship, the Orford, led the line of merchant ships at the ceremonial opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1932. Built by Vickers Amstrong at Barrow in 1928, the Orford was bombed and beached at Marseilles while evacuating troops from France in 1940. In 1947 the Orford was refloated and scrapped.

Notes

Condition: Good.

Part of collection: Humphery collection of photographs of ships.

Glass negative housed in cold store.

Plate no. A1117.

Title from compactus card.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-146669907

Subjects Orford (Ship) -- Photographs.  |  Passenger ships -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Photographs.  |  Ships -- New South Wales -- Sydney Harbour -- Photographs.

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