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SS Oriana: the Veranda Deck

RIBApix ref no RIBA52970
Architect/DesignerDesign Research Unit
Artist/PhotographerMaltby, John (1910-1980)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1959
Image Date1960
ViewInterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceMaltby 38/DRU4 (MAL 44761)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit John Maltby / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Built at Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, SS Oriana, launched in November 1959, was the last of the Orient Steam Navigation Company's ocean liners. Absorbed into P&O in 1960, she was retired from service in 1986. The naval architect was Charles F. Morris while the Design Research Unit co-cordinated the design of the public rooms.

Subject tags

shadows, verandahs, ocean liners, seating