30/12/1960 - 25/01/1961

Ship Summary



Depart Date

Friday, December 30, 1960

Arrive Date

Wednesday, January 25, 1961

Journey Notes

Via Gibraltar, Naples & Colombo. Departure date updated upon request from Ian Clarke and confirmation from the National Archives website




Today 1/11/2021 is the 60th anniversary of my sailing from Tolbury UK on the P&O migrant ship ORSOVA bound for Melbourne as a £10 POM. via Suez, Colombo, Fremantle, arriving in Melbourne 26/11/1961. The best value for 10 Quid in my life. Documentation is now in the Melbourne Immigration Museum.

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