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P&O

The Peninsular and Oriental Steamship Company was established in 1837 and came to dominate the immigrant market to Asia and Oceania well into the 20th century. Operating a vast fleet, P&O set the standard for comfortable travel during the lengthy voyage from Europe to Australia.

 
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TSS CANTON

Canton operated a lucrative service between Britain and Hong Kong for many years earning the little liner a fond place in the hearts of many former passengers and crew.

 
 
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RMS MOOLTAN

P&O’s ‘Ugly Ducklings’, Mooltan and her sister Maloja were constructed just after the First World War and went on to capitalise on the growing ‘Tourist’ market of the 20s and 30s.

 
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TSS STRATHmore

Strathmore’s design improved on that of ‘Strathnaver’ and ‘Strathaird’ and like her running-mates, she operated the sea-lanes between England and Australia for decades.

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TSS STRATHNAVER

A revolutionary step forward for P&O when she was launched, Strathnaver gave many years of service as a reliable carrier of immigrants.

 
 

TSS STRATHEDEN

One of P&O’s most successful immigrant liners of the 50s and 60s, Stratheden was the largest of her sister ships.

 
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