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Orion Sailing

Orion 1953-54 Sailing from what port, I am not sure. Photo taken by the late Derick Burt who was a migrant at the time from Kent emigrating to Australia

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In December 1934, His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester launched the "Orion" by wireless from Brisbane and it was condsidered that her design was to be the model for future liners on the Australian trade. One of the greatest innovations was the extension of C Deck right to the stern.
 

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