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Arcadia at Hamburg

Arcadia at Hamburg

Taken on August 16, 1954 in her first year as a cruise liner.
Caption on the back reads: 'The P and O liner Arcadia, 30,000 tons, docks at the oversee-bridge, Hamburg Harbour, August 16. Biggest liner ever to dock at Hamburg, the Arcadia arrived from Scandinavia with 800 passengers aboard. She made

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Bar a figure down aft doesnt seem to be much life on the decks Surely all 800 passies wernt on port side!!
 

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Good view of my Crew & Isolation Hospital on C Deck aft. Can just see the door of my cabin!.

She would have certainly been on a cruise then between line/liner voyages, but she did not become a full time cruise ship until the early 70s.

David
 

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