The hosting costs of websites on this system have historically been covered by advertising. However changes in the way people use the internet, including ad-blocking mean that the revenues no longer cover the expenses. For this reason we will be closing this website within the next two months unless we can find a different model. If any users of the site would be interested in the possibility of taking this incredible archive or pictures and comments over including paying for hosting, please get in touch.
Librapix Link

Ships and Harbours Photos

Upload a Picture About this Site | Links | Random Pic | Advanced Search Home | Latest Additions | Contributors | Visitors
tourist attraction 'Oriana' at Shanghai
Ships and Harbours
No: 21562   Contributor: David T. Jackson   Year: 2001   Manufacturer: Vickers-Armstrong Ltd, Barrow, United Kingdom   Country: China
tourist attraction 'Oriana' at Shanghai

ex-passenger ship "Oriana" at Shanghai in September 2001. She was built in 1960 by Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow-In-Furness (41,910 gross tons), as the last ship of the then Orient Steam Navigation Co., which was merged with P&O; later in 1960 to form P&O-Orient; Lines (the "Orient" being eventually dropped in 1966). She was sold in 1986 & used as a tourist attraction/hotel ship, first in Japan then (from 1995) in Shanghai & finally (from 2002) in Dalian. She was damaged in a storm in 2004 & broken up the following year. A lot of history & photos can be found at
Picture added on 23 February 2013 at 10:04
Please add your comments about this picture using the form below.


Your Name

Your email address - this will be shown on the page and will allow the system to notify you of further comments added to this picture.

Vickers-Armstrong Ltd, Barrow, United Kingdom

The SS StrathedenBritish passenger liner 'Chusan' of 1950Submarine HMS AllianceHMS Alliance (P417)HMS Alliance - bowsOriana at 21 Pyrmont Wharf, SydneyRetired cruise ship OrianaSS ORIANA laid up at PyrmontORIANA in BiscayHMS PORPOISE in the 1980s
My Album Admin Login | Terms & Copyright | Try our site about Hot Rods & Custom Cars