1953 Add to My Archive Modify Page Content Ship Summary Vessel OTRANTO Masters Coles, A.E. Journey Origin Tilbury Dock, London Destination Port Adelaide, Outer Harbor Arrive Date Wednesday, September 9, 1953 Media Upload Media PassengersView Full List Submit BARNETT, E. Age 73 Occupation Home Duties BESSANT, L. Age 51 Occupation Instrument Maker BESSANT, M. Age 50 CHADBOURNE, B. Age 47 Occupation Home Duties CHADBOURNE, W. Age 54 Occupation Medical Clerk Comment Had my 9th Birthday on Brian Winterburn (not verified) on Sun, 2019-09-22 20:06 Had my 9th Birthday on Otranto on 31st August 1953. Final destination Sydney. reply I was a passenger with my Joan Wilton-Jones (not verified) on Wed, 2020-08-26 17:26 I was a passenger with my parents on our way to settle in New Zealand. We had the roughest crossing of the Australian Bight for 25 years. I still have the newspaper reporting the story. reply I was also on this voyage (8 Barry Stockwell (not verified) on Mon, 2021-06-07 13:05 I was also on this voyage (8 years old). Would love to see some extracts (scans) of the newspapers reporting the Australian Bight crossing - it was rough! reply Your Stories Your name * E-mail * Post your story * Submit Leave this field blank Share this Page Share this voyage with your friends and followers online.