Item title reads - New Orient Liner launched. The 20,000 ton "Otranto" built in Vicker's famous yard, launched by Mrs L.S. Amery. Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.
L/S of Mrs Amery stood with some men, she smashes the bottle of champagne against the side of the ship. C/U as it glides away into the...
Lady Ryrie at the launch of the great liner 'The Orford'.
Lady Anderson launches the new "Orontes" at Barrow-in-Furness.
Monsieur Marius Moutet, member of the French cabinet, heads a mission to Indo China.
One liner is scrapped while another is being built in Australia.
Family of four takes a cruise to the Mediterranean on the SS Arcadia. c. 1959