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SS Oronsay

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1924. Before the Launch.
1924. Launch of the SS Oronsay.

Built by John Brown and Co for the Orient Line.

1924 The launch of the new 20,000-ton twin-screw Orient liner Oronsay took place on Thursday, the 14th August at the shipyard of John Brown and Co, Clydebank.[1]

For more details on passenger accommodation, propelling machinery and the launching ceremony, read The Engineer journal here.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1924/08/22