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1960s Gallery

New P&O-Orient posters and adverts appeared between 1961 and 1964 Orient Line's 'Run away to sea' advertising campaign was revived by P&O in the 1960s Portrait of Sir Donald Forsyth Anderson, Chairman of P&O by Derek Hill CANBERRA - artist's impression painted in oils by John Stobart (View our online exhibition to find out more) Artist's impression of CANBERRA - the ship to change the future Preparations for CANBERRA's launch on 14th March 1960  The Crow's Nest bar on board CANBERRA launched in 1961 Passengers relaxing on board CANBERRA during her shakedown cruise Gummed baggage label designed for use on CANBERRA CANBERRA arriving at Sydney for the first time on 29th June 1961 ORIANA on her maiden call at Sydney, 20th January 1961. In 1961 B.I.’s DARA was the target of a devastating terrorist attack (View our online exhibition to find out more) BI entered the business of educational cruising in 1961 using two former troopships B.I.’s NEVASA at Venice during an educational cruise The 'Bluebird K7' being loaded onto BALRANALD in Sydney, 1965 NORWAVE, P&O's first ro-ro ferry under North Sea Ferries Offshore supply ship, LADY DELIA, launched for the Company in 1966 STRATHBRORA, one of the ‘superstrath’ general cargo liners in the Panama Canal, 1967 The tanker ARDVAR under construction in Japan in 1969 ARDTARAIG on sea trials at Loch Coy ENCOUNTER BAY the first of the OCL container ships launched in 1969 Containers revolutionised every step of the cargo chain from ship to shore and beyond P&O’s new office at 122 Leadenhall Street under construction in 1966 A new sign and a new letter form logo is hoisted into place in San Francisco, 1967 The P&O - Orient office in Tilbury Dock. Southampton had replaced Tilbury by the end of the decade HIMALAYA leaving Tilbury for the last time in 1969, painted by William Eric Thorp