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Photographer:Mr. DOT [View profile]Title:ORPHEUSAdded:Nov 17, 2013
Captured:November 12, 1986IMO:5243762Hits:1,806
Photo Category: Cruise Ships and Liners built before 1950
Description:
Swan-Hellenic chartered cruise ship 'Orpheus' @ Egyptian Sinai port of Sharm-El-Sheikh - 12 November 1986 [photo WCK-JST] Kodachrome original.
My parents, and my brother Jim (the photographer - Wett Coast on Flickr) were on board this ship at that time for one of Swan-Hellenic's eastern Mediterranean cruises.
Vessel Identification
Name:Orpheus
IMO:5243762
Technical Data
Vessel type:Passengers Ship
Gross tonnage:4,890 tons
Summer DWT:942 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1948
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (5)

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Tony Conroy on Mar 06, 2014 20:09 (5 years ago)
Another era, beautiful
rd77 on Nov 26, 2013 09:38 (5 years ago)
That is a really charming picture!
Mr. DOT on Nov 18, 2013 21:45 (5 years ago)
and thank-you to the head master for not deleting this one! mrdot.
Mr. DOT on Nov 18, 2013 01:35 (5 years ago)
these one time coastal boats didn't have all the amenities that modern cruise patrons demand, but it was a different kind of cruising in years gone by! and the ships had caracter for the old time shipwatcher! mrdot.
Clive Harvey on Nov 17, 2013 10:36 (5 years ago)
Perfectly lovely. I like the way the sun strikes the hull plates. An image of cruising just the way in which I like it.
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