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Reproduced by kind permission of P&O Heritage

ARCADIA P&O London lifebuoy

Date: 1954
Dimensions:
Overall: 105 mm, 6 kg
Medium: Synthetic moulded construction, paint.
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from P&OSNCo
Classification:Vessels and fittings
Object Name: Lifebuoy
Object No: 00000715

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    Description
    P&O ARCADIA lifebuoy painted pale blue and white inscribed 'ARCADIA P&O' and 'London' in white letters with a red shadow. Sheild with P&O house flag at right 'Quis nos separabit' ('What will seperate') and rising sun. Sheild with the Union Jack at left 'British Ensign'. Verso pale blue and white section with an orange cord attached to the lifebuoy in four places, attached to the orange cord is a white plaited rope.
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