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  • Finnlines Ferry Postcards
    art card of Finnhansa Route Helsinki Lübeck Official Finnlines art card of Finnhansa Official Finnlines postcard of Finnhansa Scan supplied by Mikael Blomberg Official Finnlines postcard of Finnhansa Route Helsinki Lübeck Official Finnlines postcard of Finnhansa Route Helsinki Trävemünde Schöning Schmidt postcard Tra3 of Finnhansa Finnpartner 1 Finnlines 1966 1969 Finnpartner was a sistership of Finnhansa and was delivered in 1966 by Oy Wärtsilä Ab Helsinki for the route Helsinki Slite Nynäshamn Karlskrona Lübeck service In 1968 she was sold to Oy Svea Line Finland owned by Stockholms Rederi Ab Svea and chartered back to Finnlines In 1969 she was renamed Sveaborg for the Trave Line service Helsingborg Copenhagen Trävemünde In 1972 Sveaborg was sold to the parent company Stockholms Rederi Ab Svea She was renamed Peer Gynt in 1977 and chartered to Aarhus Oslo Line The following year she was sold to Stena Line AB and renamed Stena Baltica for use as an accommodation ship for North Sea oil workers In 1982 she was sold for Greek service between Rhodes Piraeus as the Ialyssos A complete postcard history of this ship is available on this link Official Finnlines postcard of Finnpartner Gotlandskonst postcard 24500 of Finnpartner Finnpartner 2 Finnlines 1973 75 Finnpartner 2 was built in 1966 as the Saga for Swedish Lloyd Saga was one of three sisterships the others being Swedish Lloyd s Patricia and Svea Lines Svea which became the Knossos of Minoan Lines in 1978 Saga was used on the Swedish Lloyd Tilbury Gothenburg service until 1971 when she was sold to Stena Line and served under the name Stena Atlantica In 1973 Stena Atlantica was sold to Oy Finnlines renamed Finnpartner and put on a route between Helsinki Nynäshamn Travemünde She was laid up in 1975 and chartered to Olau Line between 1976 82 as Olau Finn In 1982 she was sold to Finska Postbanken as Folkliner before purchase by Minoan Lines in 1984 She entered service with them as the Festos in 1985 Festos has since served as the Captain Zaman I of Diler Lines and the Sancak I A complete postcard history of this ship is available on this link Official Finnlines postcard of Finnpartner Gebr Spanjersberg postcard A5178 2 of Finnpartner Ilmatar Finnlines charter 1975 Ilmatar was the first motor passenger ship for the Finland Steamship Co She was delivered from Wärtsila of Helsinki in 1964 and operated on routes from Stockholm to Turku or Helsinki In 1973 Ilmatar was rebuilt in Hamburg increasing in size to 7355grt and 128m long Two additional Nohab wing diesels were added increasing speed to 19 knots She was then used on the Helsinki Trävemünde route including a charter to Finnlines She was later used on cruises in the Baltic Mediterranean and along the Norwegian coast A complete postcard history of this ship is available on this link Official Finland SS Co postcard of Ilmatar as rebuilt Official Finland SS Co postcard of Ilmatar as rebuilt Finlandia Finnlines 1975 1978 Finnstar Finnlines 1978 1981 Finlandia

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  • Orient Line Postcards
    This page is still under construction Ships on This Page Orama 1 1911 1917 12 927gt Orontes 1 1902 1922 9 028gt Orsova 1 1909 1936 12 026gt Orvieto 1909 1931 12 133gt Osterley 1909 1930 12 129gt Otranto 1 1909 1918 12 124gt Otway 1909 1917 12 077gt Orient Line Pages Orient Line Page 1 1866 1899 Orient Line Page 2 1900 1914 Orient Line Page 3 1915 1939 Orient Line Page 4 1940 1965 Associated Pages Ferry Postcards Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner Postcards Simplon Postcards Home Page Search This Website powered by FreeFind Orient Line Fleet List Page 2 1900 1914 Orontes 1 1902 1922 9 028gt Sold for conversion to exhibition ship in 1922 renamed British Trade re possessed by Orient Line renamed Orontes 1926 scrapped Orsova 1 1909 1936 12 026gt Scrapped in 1936 Orvieto 1909 1931 12 133gt Scrapped in 1930 Otranto 1 1909 1918 12 124gt Sank after collision with P O Line s Kashmir off Scotland while serving as Armed Merchant Cruiser Otway 1909 1917 12 077gt Torpedoed and sunk off Scotland while serving as Armed Merchant Cruiser loss of 10 lives Osterley 1909 1930 12 129gt Scrapped in 1930 Orama 1

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  • Orient Line - Page 3: 1915-1939 - Ocean Liner Postcards
    to open larger image in new window Official Orient Line postcard of Ormonde Official Orient Line postcard of Ormonde Ormuz 2 1920 1927 14 588gt Built in 1914 as the Zeppelin for North German Lloyd Passed to the UK as war reparation in 1920 and renamed Ormuz In 1927 sold back to North German Lloyd renamed Dresden Omar 1921 1924 11 103gt Built in 1896 as the Konigin Luise for North German Lloyd Passed to the UK as war reparation and in 1921 renamed Omar In 1924 sold to Byron SS Co and renamed Edison Orcades 1 1921 1925 9 764gt Built in 1903 as the Prinz Ludwig for North German Lloyd Passed to the UK as war reparation in 1921 and renamed Orcades In 1925 scrapped in Germany Orama 2 1924 1940 19 777gt Sunk by German surface forces near Norway while working as a troopship Official Orient Line postcard of Orama 2 Official Orient Line postcard of Orama 2 slight variation on card above Tuck s Oilette postcard of Orama 2 Oronsay 1 1925 1942 20 001gt Torpedoed and sunk off Liberia while troopship in 1942 Official Orient Line postcard of Oronsay 1 Otranto 2 1926 1957 20 026gt Official Orient Line postcard of Oronto 2 Official Orient Line postcard of Oronto 2 Official Orient Line postcard of Oronto 2 Orford 1928 1940 19 941gt Bombed and beached at Marseilles while evacuating troops from France in 1940 1947 refloated and scrapped Official Orient Line postcard of Orford Orontes 2 1929 1962 20 097gt Orontes 2 was scrapped in Spain in 1962 Official Orient Line postcard of Orontes 2 Official Orient Line postcard of Orontes 2 Orion 1935 1963 23 371gt Orion was a sistership to Orcades 2 but survived the war Her last voyage for P O Orient

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  • Orient Line - Page 4: 1940-1965 - Ocean Liner Postcards
    Orcades 3 From the Orient Line official postcard set Postcard of 1st Class Lounge on Orcades 3 From the Orient Line official postcard set Postcard of 1st Class Restaurant Lounge on Orcades 3 From the Orient Line official postcard set Postcard of 1st Class Restaurant on Orcades 3 From the Orient Line official postcard set Postcard of 1st Class Dining Saloon on Orcades 3 From the Orient Line official postcard set Postcard of 1st Class Tavern on Orcades 3 From the Orient Line official postcard set Postcard of 1st Class Flat on Orcades 3 From the Orient Line official postcard set Postcard of 1st Class Cabin on Orcades 3 From the Orient Line official postcard set Photographic postcard of Orcades 3 J Arthur Dixon postcard of Orcades 3 These J Arthur Dixon cards were used as officials on the ship J Arthur Dixon postcard of Orcades 3 Image above reissued with white P O Line hull These J Arthur Dixon cards were used as officials on the ship Postcard of Orcades 3 at Sydney with white P O Line hull Scan John E Hoskin Postcard of Orcades 3 at Sydney with white P O Line hull Scan John E Hoskin Photographic postcard of Orcades 3 with white hull Oronsay 2 1951 1962 28 136gt Oronsay 2 was transferred to P O Line ownership in 1962 and was scrapped in 1974 Orient Line official postcard of Oronsay 2 Scan Reto Raeth Orient Line official postcard of Oronsay 2 Mike Roberts postcard C23847 of Oronsay 2 with P O Line white hull at Miraflores Lock Panama Canal Postcard of Oronsay 2 with P O Line white hull in the Panama Canal Scan John E Hoskin Orsova 2 1954 1962 29 091gt Orsorva 2 was transferred to P O Line ownership in 1962 and was scrapped in 1974 Orient Line official postcard of Orsorva 2 Chantry Classics postcard SA19 of Orsorva 2 Postcard of Orsorva 2 with P O Line white hull Scan Peter Raywell Click to open larger image in new window Postcard of Orsorva 2 at Sydney with white P O Line hull Scan John E Hoskin Oriana 1960 1965 41 910gt The first Oriana was built in 1960 by Vickers Armstrong s Barrow Ordered by and registered to the Orient Steam Navigation Co she was delivered to P O Orient Lines with the distinctive Orient Line corn coloured hull She served on the route to Australia from Southampton unlike earlier Orient Liners which sailed from London In 1962 she collided with the carrier USS Kearsarge between San Francisco and Los Angeles in fog Her hull was repainted white in 1965 when she was transferred to full P O registry As time past she spent more and more time cruising so that during the late 70s she cruised from Southampton in the summer and Sydney in the winter with positioning trips in each direction via the Panama Canal Her final Southampton season was 1981 after which she stayed in Australia until

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  • P&O Ocean Liner Postcards Page 1 - 1837-1899
    to Polytechnic Cruises Touring Association in 1892 owned by the Ocean Steam Yachting Company She continued sailing until broken up in 1907 Steam Yacht Ceylon in Polytechnic Cruises ownership in Norway Passengers boarding on a delightful steam pinnace Card posted from Hammerfest but date illegible Image links to a larger copy Rome 1881 1904 5012gt Vectis 3 1904 1912 Rome was renamed Vectis 3 in 1904 for use as a cruising yacht She was sold to the French Government in 1912 P O official postcard as the cruising yacht Vectis 3 Tuck s Oilette postcard of Vectis 3 Postcard as the cruising yacht Vectis 3 Image links to a larger copy Ballaarat 1882 1904 11 120gt Ballaarat ran on the Australia service and was sold for scrap in 1904 P O official postcard Oceana 1 1888 1912 6610gt Oceana was built in 1888 by Harland and Wolff of Belfast Originally assigned to the transfer of passenger and mail traffic from the United Kingdom to Australia she was later assigned to the UK to India routes On 16 March 1912 the ship collided in the Strait of Dover with the Pisagua a 2850 ton German registered 4 masted steel barque She subsequently sank off Beachy Head on the East Sussex coast with the loss of 9 lives P O official postcard of Oceana The same painting was used for numerous 2 funnelled ships of different classes On earlier copies you even had to write the ship s name on the card Image links to a larger copy P O official postcard of Oceana Later version of card above with ship s name printed W H Smith photographic postcard of Oceana Image links to a larger copy Arcadia 1 1888 1916 6603gt Official used P O card of the first Arcadia The same painting was used for numerous 2 funnelled ships of different classes Official unused P O card of the first Arcadia Image links to a larger copy Australia 2 1892 1904 6901gt Australia 2 was stranded at the entrance to Port Philip Bay in 1904 She caught fire and was a total loss P O official postcards of Australia 2 Himalaya 2 1892 1922 6898gt Himalaya 2 was requisitioned in 1916 and converted into a seaplane carrier She was returned to P O in 1919 and used as troopship until scrapped in 1922 P O official postcard of Himalaya 2 Click to open larger image in new window P O official postcard of Himalaya 2 French postcard of Himalaya 2 in stormy weather Postcard of Himalaya 2 as a troopship Click to open larger image in new window Borneo 1895 1914 4573gt Borneo was sold to Japan in 1914 and renamed the Harima Maru P O official postcard of Borneo Malta 1895 1922 6064gt Malta was scrapped in Italy in 1922 P O official postcard of Malta Nubia 1895 1915 5914gt Nubia was lost outside Colombo in 1915 whilst waiting for the pilot P O official postcard of Nubia Simla

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  • P&O Ocean Liner Postcards Page 2 - 1900-1914
    of Mooltan 2 in rough seas Dongola 1 1905 1926 7371gt Official P O postcards of Dongola 1 Official postcard of Dongola 1 in service as a troopship Photographic postcard of Dongola 1 in service as a troopship Official postcard of Dongola 1 in service as a troopship Devanha 1 1906 1928 8092gt Official P O postcard of Devanha Official P O postcard of Devanha Namur 1906 Official P O postcard of Namur Nore 1907 Official P O postcard of Nore Nyanza 2 1907 Official P O postcard of Nyanza Malwa 2 1908 Official P O postcard of Malwa Postcard of Malwa Morea 1908 Official P O postcard of Morea Mantua 1 1909 Official P O postcard of Mantua 1 Official P O postcard of Mantua 1 Official P O postcard of Mantua 1 Official P O postcard of Mantua 1 off Colombo Postcard of Mantua 1 Tuck s Oilette postcard of Mantua 1 Grimaud postcard of Mantua 1 in a storm Photographic postcard of Mantua 1 Photographic postcard of Mantua 1 Maloja 1 1911 Official P O postcard of Maloja Medina 1911 Medina was the last of the ten ships in P O s M Class delivered from Caird Co of Greenock in 1911 During construction it was decided that Medina would convey King George V and Queen Mary to India for the Delhi Durbar and so she was initially commissioned into the Royal Navy and her crew were mainly naval personnel Medina was provided with an extra mast necessary to maintain royal flag etiquette and she was finished with a white hull with bands of royal blue and gold and buff funnels Various large rooms intended for public use were redecorated as royal apartments Medina left Portsmouth for India in November 1911 returning in February 1912 Medina returned to Cairds for refitting and was delivered to P O in June 1912 She had only two years of peacetime service but remained with P O in the war On February 1st 1917 Medina was torpedoed by U 571 off the coast of Devon National Series postcard No1919 of Medina in royal service with three masts and white hull Postcard of Medina in royal service at Port Said Official P O postcard of Medina Ballarat 1 1911 1917 11 167gt Beltana 1911 1930 11 167gt Benalla 1912 1931 11 118gt Berrima 1913 1930 11 137gt Borda 1913 1930 11 136gt In 1909 P O bought the Blue Anchor Line which ran emigrant services from the UK to Australia via South Africa Blue Anchor had been badly hit by the loss without trace of their largest ship the Warateh of 9000gt P O paid 275000 for five ships the line and its goodwill P O separately managed the line as the P O Branch Line and initially retained the Blue Anchor funnel colours They invited tenders for the first two of five replacement ships in September 1910 and Caird Co of Greenock built all five 11000gt vessels delivered between 1911 and

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  • P&O Ocean Liner Postcards Page 4 - 1940-61
    she became a full time one class cruise ship In 1976 Arcadia 2 was permanently based out of Sydney She was scrapped in Taiwan in 1979 Complete history of Arcadia 2 P O official postcard of Arcadia 2 An early card before the black funnel cap was added P O official postcard of Arcadia 2 posted from Southampton on 14th July 1957 The message reads Have just boarded weather nice fine Of course have not yet got acquainted with any of the passengers Seems a nicer ship than the Orcades will write you later P O official postcard of Arcadia 2 P O official postcard of Arcadia 2 J Arthur Dixon postcard SS 750 of Arcadia 2 Photo Beken Son Cowes P O official postcard SC14120 of Arcadia 2 Photo Mike Roberts P O official postcard SC14123 of Arcadia 2 Photo Mike Roberts Iberia 3 1954 1972 Iberia 2 was built by Harland Wolff of Belfast in 1954 Her sistership was the Clyde built Arcadia 2 of the same year They were easily distinguishable due to different funnel tops Iberia 2 received serious damage in a collision with a tanker off Colombo Sri Lanka in 1956 The tanker Stanvac Pretoria was running light so damage was high above the waterline Repairs were undertaken at Cockatoo Dockyard Sydney She received full air conditioning on a refit in Southampton in 1960 Iberia operated on the UK Australia passenger service with increasing numbers of cruises Iberia was not a reliable ship and was the first post war P O liner withdrawn in 1972 when she was broken up in Taiwan Complete history of Iberia 3 P O official postcard of Iberia 3 P O official postcard of Iberia 3 P O official postcard of Iberia 3 J Arthur Dixon postcard no serial of Iberia 3 Photo Beken Son Cowes Chitral 2 1961 1970 Jadotville and Baudouinville 3 were the last passengerships built for Cie Mar Belge They had a very short life with their original owners before being sold to P O as the Chitral and Cathay in 1961 operating from UK to the Far East In 1970 both sisters passed to P O subsidiary Eastern Australian Steamship Co servinf between Australia the Far East and Japan Chitral was scrapped in 1975 but Cathay was sold for further use becoming the Shanghai of China Ocean Shipping Co I do not have postcards of these sisters in Belgian or E A ownership If you can help please email simplon simplon co uk P O Orient Lines official postcard of Chitral 2 P O Orient Lines official postcard of Chitral 2 J Arthur Dixon postcard SS 2163 of Chitral 2 Photo Beken Son Cowes Cathay 3 1961 1970 Jadotville and Baudouinville 3 were the last passengerships built for Cie Mar Belge They had a very short life with their original owners before being sold to P O as the Chitral and Cathay in 1961 operating from UK to the Far East In 1970 both sisters

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  • Pacific Steam Navigation Company Postcards - Page 1: Pre-1900
    four others were chartered and later sold to the Orient Line for a new steamship service from London to Australia via the Suez Canal Conditions in the PSNCo original trade area continued to deteriorate and Chile went to war with Peru and Bolivia in 1879 The Orient Line venture had been so successful that sailings were increased from monthly to fortnightly and the extra ships required again came from the PSNCo which then entered into a joint venture with Orient Line marketed as Orient Pacific Line The best PSNCo vessels were now all deployed on the Australian route The Or prefix was introduced for the Australian ships in line with Orient practice though it was subsequently used on ships for the South American routes too Ships on This Page Oravia 1897 1912 Orissa 1895 1918 Orizaba 1886 1905 Oropesa 1 1895 1914 Orotava 1890 1919 Oroya 2 1887 1906 Ortona 1899 1906 Oruba 1 1889 1915 PSNCo Pages PSNCo Header Page PSNCo Page 1 Pre 1900 PSNCo Page 2 1900 1913 PSNCo Page 3 1914 1939 PSNCo Page 4 1939 1964 Associated Pages Orient Line Royal Mail Lines Ferry Postcards Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner Postcards Simplon Postcards Home Page Search This Website powered by FreeFind PSNCo Fleet List Page 1 Pre 1900 Orizaba 1886 1905 Oroya 2 1887 1906 Orizaba and Oroya 2 were designed by the PSNCo for the joint Australian service with Orient Lines As built they were 6050 gross tons and 466 feet long and passenger totals were 126 1st 154 2nd and 412 3rd Tonnage later increased to 6300 gt and funnels were lengthened in 1905 In 1895 Oroya 2 was stranded in the Bay of Naples On 15th February 1905 Orizaba ran ashore on Garden Island near Fremantle and became a total loss Surviving sister Oroya 2 passed to Royal Mail Lines for Orient Royal Mail service in 1906 They were built with four masts but Royal Mail removed the the second and third from Oroya 2 She was scrapped in 1909 Orient Royal Mail postcard of Oroya 2 at Tilbury Kingsway postcard S2168 of Oroya 2 in Royal Mail service after 1906 Orotava 1890 1919 Oruba 1 1889 1915 Orotava and Oruba were designed by the PSNCo as smaller versions of Orizaba with funnels placed closer together They were built for the Valparaiso trade and re allocated to the Australian run in in mid 1890 They were 5850 gross tons 430 feet long and passenger totals were 126 1st 120 2nd and 400 3rd In 1896 Orotava capsized in Tilbury but was raised for further service She was used for Boer War trooping between 1899 1903 They passed to Royal Mail Lines in 1906 and their second and third masts were removed From 1909 they served on the West Indies route Orotava became an armed merchant cruiser in WW1 and was scrapped afterwards in 1919 Oruba was taken over by the Admiralty for conversion as a dummy replica of the battleship Orion and

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