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Orient Line R.M.S. Otranto 20,000 tons

1986.0117.4678

Orient Line R.M.S. Otranto 20,000 tons

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A postcard featuring a black and white photograph of a ship underway, and a message on the back. The ship has two funnels on the central deck section and a mast at each end. The hull is dark coloured while the upper decks are pale coloured. At the bottom of the postcard is the text "ORIENT LINE R.M.S. "OTRANTO" 20,000 TONS." The back has printed text that reads "ON BOARD THE / R.M.S. "OTRANTO"" and handwritten text that starts "My Dearest Mac, / I guess / you've had a lovely / holiday in Hay with / [---?] & Grandfather...".

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