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  1. Orcades

    Orcades

    Orcades arriving at Southampton June 1968
  2. Orcades

    Orcades

    Orcades arriving at Southampton June 1968
  3. BMW Simon changing navigational bulbs. S.S.ORCADES (1948-1972)

    BMW Simon changing navigational bulbs. S.S.ORCADES (1948-1972)

    If one looks carefully at this photo you can see me atop the goal post waving madly at my mate ashore with the camera. Another work place health and safety nightmare. We would do this at sea also, quite interesting when the ship was rolling and pitching especially at night. LOL Simon.
  4. Orcades

    Orcades

    ORCADES 1948 28472 tgr Orient Line
  5. Orcades

    Orcades

    ORCADES 1937 23456 tgr Orient Line
  6. Orcades

    Orcades

    ORCADES 1948 28764 tgr Orient Line Made by John Stanford.
  7. BMW Simon Orcades.

    BMW Simon Orcades.

    A very youthful BMW Simon by the forrard pool verandah deck (Tavern Bar on right), Orcades 1971. At that time one of the youngest A.B.'s on the Prescot Street Pool E1!, how well I remember the trips up to Aldgate East London, and the pub Princess Of Prussia where all the latest 'shipping out gossip'
  8. Orcades 1971

    Orcades 1971

    BMW Simon on the starboard side bridge deck Orcades. Photo taken whilst alongside in Lisbon towards the end of her life,she went from 1948 till 1973.
  9. Orcades

    Orcades

    Orcades 1947 28164t builder Vickers Armstrong/Barrow Maiden voyage Dec 1948 broken up Kaohsiung 1973
  10. Orcades

    Orcades

    I made a mistake identifying http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery//showphoto.php?photo=65357 as the Orcades,apologies for any confusion caused.
  11. Orcades

    Orcades

    Here's a bow shot of the Orcades, the centrepiece exhibit in the migration section in the National Australian Maritime Museum - apologies for my shadow!
  12. Orcades

    Orcades

    The RMS ORCADES, 216m/28.164gt, completed by Vickers Armstrong.,Ltd.,Barrow.in-Furness, on the 14/11/1948 for Orient Steam Navigation Co.,Ltd..(Orient Lines), London. 1966 she came under ownership of P & O Line. She was taken out of service 13/10/1972 and was laid up at Southampton. She arrived
  13. Orcades

    Orcades

    Does anyone know what year this was? I think late 60's but not sure.
  14. Orcades

    Orcades

    Orcades in a passing section of the Suez Canal. She is part of a southbound convoy whilst my ship, P.J. Adams, is northbound.
  15. Orcades

    Orcades

    Orcades in Sydney March 1970.
  16. Orcades

    Orcades

    Orcades in Sydney March 1970.
  17. Orcades

    Orcades

    Orcades in Sydney March 1970.
  18. Goodbye Orcades

    Goodbye Orcades

    Orient Lines 'Orcades' also await's her fate.
  19. Orcades in the mist

    Orcades in the mist

    May 1972 at Pyrmont Sydney. Orcades manoeuvers stern first onto her berth. Taken at about 7am from Shaw Savill's Icenic.
  20. ORCADES AT SYDNEY

    ORCADES AT SYDNEY

    Orcades alongside at Pyrmont Sydney in May 1972. Pic taken from Shaw Savill's Icenic. Note nested lifeboats.
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