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Sitmar Cruises blanket

Date: 1987-1991
Dimensions:
Overall: 1955 x 1545 mm, 1.75 kg
Medium: Wool, ribbon
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from P & O Australia Ltd
Object Name: Blanket
Object No: 00031453
Place Manufactured:Auckland

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    HistoryIn 1970 Sitmar Line lost their Australian Government contract to bring out migrants to Australia. They consequently turned to Cruising to make money, changing their name in the process to Sitmar Cruises. In 1988 they were bought out by P&O Line, becoming P&O Sitmar Cruises until becoming P&O Holidays in 1991.

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