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Orcades

Arriving at Southampton from a cruise in the 1970's

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fantastic...love these ships..for years i've looked for photos of her swimming pools,i understand a second pool was added
 

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Orcades was built with just one pool, for First Class passengers. In 1959 during a refit at Harland and Wolff a new pool was added. This new pool was for First Class and the former First Class pool was designated for the use of Tourist Class passengers.
 

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Went onboard for a visit with local school prior to her maiden voyage. Spent a year onboard as a steward in 1956. Tingira
 

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A fond favourite of mine and it was my fathers first ship in 1953 after leaving sea school at Sharpness.
 

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