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POSTCARD OF THE FAMOUS ORIENT/P&O LINE CRUISE SHIP THE SS ORIANA

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DESCRIPTION -- This is a postcard from the famous old cruise liner the SS Oriana from the Orient/P&O Line and is in a good condition.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Good

HISTORY -- SS Oriana was the last of the Orient Steam Navigation Company's ocean liners. She was built at Vickers-Armstrongs, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England and launched on 3 November 1959 by Princess Alexandra. Originally resplendent with her owners' traditional corn coloured hull, Oriana appeared as an Orient Line ship until 1966, when that company was fully absorbed into the P&O group.

NOTES -- This postcard is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping postcards and is protected in a plastic wallet. If there is a particular postcard of a vessel you are looking for please let Travellers in Time know at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-50)

Item: TT2759 BA211
Price
£4.00
UK Postage: £1.25
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £4.50

FULL COLOUR USED POSTCARD FROM THE VESSEL THE SS PRESIDENT CLEVELAND FROM THE AMERICAN PRESIDENTS LINE

MARITIME POSTCARD COLLECTION
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DESCRIPTION -- Very collectable item from our postcard section and is from the American Presidents Line. It is from the vessel the President Cleveland and dated 1959 and the postcard shows on the front a full colour picture of the vessel at sea.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- SS President Cleveland was an American passenger ship originally ordered by the Maritime Commission during World War II, as one of the Admiral-class Type P2-SE2-R1 transport ships, and intended to be named USS Admiral D. W. Taylor (AP-128). The ship was laid down on 28 August 1944 at the Bethlehem Steel shipyard in Alameda, California, but was cancelled on 16 December 1944. Redesigned for passenger service long before, she was launched on 23 June 1946 as President Cleveland, completed in 1947, and bareboat chartered to American President Lines.

NOTES -- This postcard is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping postcards and is protected in a plastic wallet. If there is a particular postcard of a vessel you are looking for please let Travellers in Time know at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-P)

Item: TT2414 BA202
Price
£9.00
UK Postage: £1.25
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £4.50

ORIGINAL OLD POSTCARD OF WHITE STAR LINE VESSEL THE HOMERIC

MARITIME POSTCARD COLLECTION
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WHITE STAR LINE

DESCRIPTION
-- Unused colour postcard from the White Star Line vessel The Homeric and an extremely rare find and to have available for sale. Like all vessels having an interesting life and history, this particular liner is no exception.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- RMS Homeric, originally launched as Columbus, was built for Norddeutscher Lloyd and launched in 1913 at the F. Schichau yard in Danzig. Columbus was ceded to Great Britain in 1919 as part of German war reparations. She was sold to White Star Line in 1920, which named her Homeric. Her sister ship Hindenburg retained her German ownership and was re-named Columbus. Homeric was operated by White Star from 1922 to 1935.

NOTES -- This postcard is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping postcards and is protected in a plastic wallet. If there is a particular postcard of a vessel you are looking for please let Travellers in Time know at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-T)

Item: TT2099 BA183
Price
£10.00
UK Postage: £1.25
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £4.50

B/W POSTCARD OF THE UNION CASTLE LINE VESSEL THE STERLING CASTLE

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DESCRIPTION
-- Early B/W postcard of the Union Castle Line vessel The Sterling Castle and it is in a good condition although written on the back from postage and protected in a plastic wallet.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Good

HISTORY -- The Royal Mail Motor Vessel (RMMV) Stirling Castle was an ocean-going liner owned by the Union Castle Mail Steam Ship Co. Ltd and named after the well known Scottish castle. Built by Harland & Wolff of Belfast in 1935, the RMMV Stirling Castle left Southampton on the 7th February 1936 for her maiden voyage to Cape Town in South Africa. One of the Union Castle's largest ships at 25,554 tons she could carry up to 700 passengers plus crew and a substantial cargo as well as the Royal Mail post.

NOTES -- Many other different items are also available from Travellers in Time and are to be found on the website. If you cannot find what you are looking for please contact us with your interest at sales@travellersintime.net and we will get back to you.(SCode-B)

Item: TT2169 BA188
Price
£2.00
UK Postage: £1.25
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £4.50

UNUSED POSTCARD FROM THE LINER THE CANBERRA

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DESCRIPTION -- Postcard from the famous old liner the Canberra which is unused and is in a mint condition.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- SS Canberra was an ocean liner, which later operated on cruises, in the P&O fleet from 1961 to 1997. She was built at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast, Northern Ireland at a cost of 17,000,000. The ship was named on 17 March 1958, after the federal capital of Australia, Canberra. She was launched on 16 March 1960, sponsored by Dame Pattie Menzies, GBE, wife of the then Prime Minister of Australia, Robert Menzies. She entered service in May 1961, and took her maiden voyage starting in June. During the 1982 Falklands War, she served as a troop ship.

NOTES -- This postcard is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping postcards and is protected in a plastic wallet. If there is a particular postcard of a vessel you are looking for please let Travellers in Time know at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-50)

Item: TT1940 BA179
Price
£3.00
UK Postage: £1.25
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £4.50

FULL COLOUR USED POSTCARD OF THE WHITE STAR LINER THE RMS OLYMPIC

MARITIME POSTCARD COLLECTION
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WHITE STAR LINE

DESCRIPTION
-- White Star Line item collection : An early and very scarce used full colour postcard of the White Star Line vessel The RMS Olympic.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION
-- Good

HISTORY
-- RMS Olympic was the lead ship of the Olympic-class ocean liners built for the White Star Line, which also included Titanic and Britannic. Unlike her ill-fated younger sisters, Olympic served a long and illustrious career (1911 to 1935), including service as a troopship during World War I, earning the nickname "Old Reliable." She was the largest ocean liner in world for two periods in 1911'13, interrupted only by the brief career of the slightly larger Titanic.

NOTES
-- This postcard is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping postcards and is protected in a plastic wallet. If there is a particular postcard of a vessel you are looking for please let Travellers in Time know at sales@travellersintime.net (SCode-50)
Item: TT1920 BA176

COLOUR POSTCARD OF THE VESSEL THE CANTERBURY

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DESCRIPTION
-- Full colour postcard of the vessel the Canterbury which is in an excellent condition and is showing the vessel leaving Folkestone Harbour.  
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- The Canterbury

NOTES -- This postcard is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping postcards and is protected in a plastic wallet. If there is a particular postcard of a vessel you are looking for please let Travellers in Time know at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-50)

Item: TT1965 BA179
Price
£3.00
UK Postage: £1.25
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £4.50

B/W POSTCARD OF THE UNION-CASTLE LINE VESSEL THE ATHLONE CASTLE

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DESCRIPTION -- Early unused B/W postcard of the Union Castle Royal Mail Motor vessel The Athlone Castle. The postcard is in a good condition, although marked on the back and protected in a plastic wallet.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Good

HISTORY -- The MV Athlone Castle, a motor vessel of 25,564 grt was delivered in 1936 to Union Castle by Harland & Wolff's Belfast Yard for use on that Company's service from Southampton to South Africa. In 1940, she was requisitioned for use as a troopship and took troops from the UK to North Africa in late 1940. She was returned to her owners in 1946 and after a refit, she resumed her duties on the mail and passenger service to South Africa. She continued serving faithfully until 1965 when she was sold for scrapping in Taiwan.

NOTES -- This postcard is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping postcards and is protected in a plastic wallet. If there is a particular postcard of a vessel you are looking for please let Travellers in Time know at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-50)

Item: TT1880 BA175
Price
£2.00
UK Postage: £1.25
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £4.50

B/W RARE FIND UNUSED POSTCARD OF THE WHITE STAR LINER THE RMS MAJESTIC

MARITIME POSTCARD COLLECTION
DIFFERENT CRUISE LINES AND SHIPPING COMPANIES
WHITE STAR LINE

DESCRIPTION
-- Unused black and white postcard of the White Star Line vessel The RMS Majestic which is a rare find and in a very good condition.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- RMS Majestic was a White Star liner working on the North Atlantic run, originally launched in 1914 as the Hamburg America Line liner SS Bismarck. At 56,551 gross register tons, she was the largest ship in the world until completion of the SS Normandie in 1935. The third and largest member of German HAPAG Line's trio of transatlantic liners, her completion was delayed by World War I. She never sailed under the German flag except on her sea trials in 1922. Following the war, she was finished by her German builders, handed over to the allies as war repatriations and became the White Star Line flagship Majestic.

NOTES -- This postcard is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping postcards and is protected in a plastic wallet. If there is a particular postcard of a vessel you are looking for please let Travellers in Time know at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-R)

Item: TT1864 BA174
Price
£9.00
UK Postage: £1.25
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £4.50

FULL COLOUR USED POSTCARD OF THE WHITE STAR LINER THE RMS ADRIATIC

MARITIME POSTCARD COLLECTION
DIFFERENT CRUISE LINES AND SHIPPING COMPANIES
WHITE STAR LINE

DESCRIPTION
-- Early used full colour postcard of the White Star Line vessel The RMS Adriatic which is a rare find and very collectable.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- RMS Adriatic was an ocean liner of the White Star Line. She was the fourth of a quartet of ships measuring over 20,000 tons, dubbed The Big Four. The ship was the only one of the four which was never the world's largest ship; however, she was the fastest of the Big Four. Adriatic was the first ocean liner to have an indoor swimming pool and a Turkish bath.

NOTES -- This postcard is taken from our collection of over 2000 shipping postcards and is protected in a plastic wallet. If there is a particular postcard of a vessel you are looking for please let Travellers in Time know at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode-R) 

Item: TT1852 BA174
Price
£10.00
UK Postage: £1.25
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £4.50

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