Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

SS Oronsay

From Graces Guide
1924. Before the Launch.
1924. Launch of the SS Oronsay.

Built by John Brown and Co for the Orient Line.

1924 The launch of the new 20,000-ton twin-screw Orient liner Oronsay took place on Thursday, the 14th August at the shipyard of John Brown and Co, Clydebank.[1]

For more details on passenger accommodation, propelling machinery and the launching ceremony, read The Engineer journal here.


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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1924/08/22