an australasian giant
Beloved by many, Stratheden was one in a series of five famous 'Strath' sisters built for P&O from 1930-1937. Stratheden served as a pleasure cruiser before converting to troopship duties during the Second World War. Following victory in 1945, Stratheden carried thousands from Britain and mainland Europe for new lives in Australia.
TONNAGE: 23,772 GRT
MAX SPEED: 22 KN
This illustration of 'Stratheden', showing her 1959 configuration, was completed over the course of two weeks from February to March 2018 by Michael C Brady and involved around 40 hours of drawing. Original plans, videos and high-definition photographs were studied in order to maintain authenticity.
Dimensions: 1178mm x 460mm, 300DPI