© P&O Heritage Collection
ORIENT at anchor
Medium: Black & White Print
ORIENT (1879) was the first ship ordered for Orient Steam, she was also the first specifically designed for the Australian mails and built to Admiralty armed merchant cruiser specification. This photograph was taken of ORIENT (1879) prior to conversion in 1898 when two mast were removed and a new single funnel was fitted.
Featured Ship: ORIENT (1879)
Shipping Line: ORIENT STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LTD.