One liner is scrapped while another is being built in Australia.
Aerial views of Orient Line liner "Orion" at sea during her maiden voyage and in dock - library footage, filmed in 1935. Various shots of the Orion in dock, footage taken at night and day. MS. People going aboard the Orion for her last voyage. GV. Gaily lit Orion in dock. SV. People under umbrellas on dockside. LS. Orion lit up at night steaming out of Sydney Harbour.
Various shots of the new liner 'Empress of Australia' being built at Cokatoo Dockyard. Cranes and people at work on a large ship - men are seen welding, cutting, etc. LS. People working on giant liner.
Date found in the old record - 16/04/1963.