Owner: Orient Line (P &amp; O)
Route: England - Australia (1929-1940)
England - Australia (1948-1962)
Builder: Vickers Armstrong Ltd. at Barrow-in-Furness, England
Maiden voyage: June 1929
Identification: Code Letters and radio callsign GBXM
Looks like Orcades at Spithead Naval Review, 1953. From an album including a number of shots taken at Spithead. Orcades before the 'top-hat' was installed on the funnel.
Surrounded by an assortment of small naval vessels--picture cropped and then enlarged.
Built: 1948 Vickers-Armstrong, Barr