100 Years Ago
. . . The six weeks of the longest P&O voyage - the run to Australia. Such a journey is the cream of human experience.
Every P&O passenger list is a mosaic of British activities, official and unofficial, in the vast and populous regions of the Eastern seas
If you are ever shipwrecked . . . do contrive to get the catastrophe conducted by the Peninsular and Oriental Company.
No words can express what the country owes to our merchant seamen for their services to the nation during this war.
P&O is as old as seagoing steamships and its story weaves like a thread through the history of the British Empire.
In all respects the house flag of the P&O is one of the most perfect I know.
Every Britisher and Imperialist is proud of the Peninsular and Oriental Navigation Company. We feel it is part of the British Constitution.
. . . But still the wild wind wakes off Gardafui, And hearts turn eastward with the P&O's.
It is generally not appreciated that the P&O Company is one of the very few old Companies whose fortunes were founded on steam.
For all the soul of our sad East is there,
Beneath the house-flag of the P&O
I have just been shipwrecked under the auspices of P&O and I assure you that it is the pleasantest thing imaginable.
I mean to slip away next month in a P&O steamer, the most comfortable place in the world to be
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