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Ephemera collected aboard Sitmar Line ships

Date: 1956-1964
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Gea Waalkens
Object Name: Archive series
Object No: ANMS1282

User Terms

    This archive series consists of ephemera collected by Gea Van Dersheer who travelled from Sydney to the United Kingdom on the FAIRSEA in 1956, the CASTEL FELICE in 1963 and the FAIRSKY in 1964. It includes passenger tickets, programs, playing cards, newsletters, menus, leaflets, an itinerary, a Crossing the Line certificate, brochure and booklets.
    HistoryWhen SITMAR won the Australian Government contract transport emigrants from Southampton to Australia in 1955 the CASTEL FELICE was won of the vessels. When SITMAR lost the contract in 1970 the CASTEL FELICE was scrapped.
    Additional Titles

    Assigned title: Ephemera relating to voyages on various Sitmar liners including the CASTEL FELICE, FAIRSEA and FAIRSKY between 1956 and 1964.

    Web title: Ephemera collected aboard Sitmar Line ships

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