I have just acquired some maritime books and photos from a carboot sale and this photo was included, on the reverse all there is, is the name SS Oratava and a photo shop in Brisbane.
Any Information is welcome.
Hope this is the right one, that it is the passenger liner although this is presumably New York and she is described as being on other routes:
Orotava and Oruba were designed by the PSNC as smaller versions of Orizaba with funnels placed closer together. They were built for the Valparaiso trade and
It seems to be a bit cold out there... what a difference from the days when she plied the sunny and warm waters of Australia ;)
No location is provided but I assume it must be in New York.
Since the note provided is "No known restrictions on publication" I assume the photo is now in the