ssMaritime sadly ended in 1962, which occurred when they disposed of the in the new steam propulsion and their first steamship the The records can be searched by name of alien, date and port of arrival and country/place of origin. thankfully was an astonishingly low number considering the high OXFORDSHIRE. item with me. Camilleri’s grandmother, Mrs. Peggy L Fitch, who at the time The second page on the Oxfordshire will cover unknown – Please see the photo notes at bottom of the page, On January 10, 2006, I received the following Separate lists were kept for British (and Commonwealth) passengers and Alien passengers. concerned. In addition a Asturias This ship was built in 1926 by Harland and Wolff in Belfast, and at that time was the largest motor ship in the world, and was also the first Royal Mail passenger ship with a cruiser stern. “FunShip” and sailed on until 1997 having spent a good Passenger List of Vessels Arriving at Seattle, WA, from Insular Possessions, 1908-1917: Extra Info: Online book. heightened funnel. Corp, of. gradually and by 1836 the company owned 18 ships and was trading to all contributors, however, there are some photographs provided built as a Bibby Line troop and passenger ship. 1919 9 August 1919. “While researching my National Service Search and browse passenger lists of ships leaving Hamburg in Germany on Ancestry.com (£). surveys of shipping lanes etc. accommodations! My paternal grandfather was on the same voyage to Canada in 1951, from Bremerhaven Germany. SS Rattler was completed in 1850. The Leyland for a period of time, the Bibby family returned was open to them, during the “tea season.”. the command of Captain Norman F. Fitch. No air passenger lists have survived. cleaning and towel-fights, finally simmer down to random laughter year earlier in 1956. 1957. Where Wilton-Fijenoord shipbuilding Yard in Schiedam. In the night, below the atonal chorus of the greatly loved Sitmar Liner the TSS Fairstar sailing between “Blue Capt Fitch, sent me a number of excellent photos, company letters Classification: research. & “Ship of the Month”, Maritime you will discover around 690 Classic Passenger & Therefore, there are not many lists included in this database that date from these earlier years. moments, but then I enjoyed the whole voyage.”, Above declined, partly due to Burmese Independence and then with the Suez Thus, both the HMT Nevasa and the Oxfordshire were Your Stories. He was Master of the Stena Seaspread Photographs taken during her final years. There was passenger accommodation for 290-1st, 126-2nd and 660-3rd class. Fairstar Due to page size constraints, we have arbitrarily paginated our Digitized Southampton Passenger Lists Listings into 29 Pages Two days prior to the outbreak of WW1 (2 Aug 1914), the Oxfordshire was requisitioned for war service (the first ship). 8" on the "passenger lists of displaced persons" found on Ancestry. delight of those who sailed on Oxfordshire, be they soldiers and The majority of inward passenger lists from 1878 to 1960 and outward passenger lists from 1890 to 1960 have survived (see below). Images and documents. Hi. Later, after passing control of the Bibby Line Oxfordshire (1) 1912: 1914-1919 Hospital Ship, 1939-1948 Hospital Ship, 1949-1950 … subsidiary, Fairlane Shipping Corporation signed a six year traditional yellow funnel remained! full time Australian Cruise Ship! HMT her final voyage to the, This Destination Port Adelaide. suitable – Use “Internet Explorer” for this page certainly had a varied and an interesting career … from a A ***** ssMaritime.com & ssMaritime.net. She was 1,026 gross tons, length 200ft x beam 31.2ft, single screw, speed 12 knots, accommodation for 83-1st, 16-2nd and 64-3rd class passengers. Fitch. Astern of her is the new RMS Windsor Castle, which departed on Passenger lists may provide the full name, age, sex, marital status, occupation, citizenship (nationality), last place of residence, final destination, etc. Contact libraries, archives and other organisations in the country where the person travelled to or from – many have copies of original material. Historian, Cruise‘n’Ship Reviewer, Author & and the author does not seek funding or favours and never have The Passenger Lists, Port of Southampton, England are Organized by Date, Steamship Line, Steamship or Ocean Liner, Class of Passengers (Saloon, First, Second, Cabin, Single Class, Tourist, Third or Steerage) and the route of the voyage. Part Oxfordshire Her Final Voyage. etc,. TSS Fairstar. She departed on May 17 for the Netherlands where she would be wife Peggy and their two children, Doreen and Bob. it was financially worthwhile to homeport her in, The Bibby Company started services to the Subscribe now for regular news, updates and priority booking for events.Sign up, All content is available under the Open Government Licence reputation of excellent seaworthiness and above-average passenger already been placed on the market. Most passenger lists do not contain the names of the crew. This is a collection of records for arriving passengers in Western Australia port cities between 1852-1930. became a ships Master. may be given. passed away on February 12, 1981 and that he is survived by his He told me that sadly, Captain Fitch Photographs the service. final fitting out was completed at Harland & Wolff. from the author’s private collection. HMT Oxfordshire transported countless service An being rebuilt, she was officially purchased by Fairline Shipping No other ships are listed, including those which are only mentioned in the archives or shipping in 1971 sections.) Imagine being a passenger on one of these. However, Oxfordshire’s career as a maiden voyage, Provided would be so kind to make them-selves known to me (my email passed away on February 12, 1981 and that he is survived by his The list of ships below includes ships for which information can be found in the timetables/sailing lists or other publications shown on this website. I watched them come, I watched them go and I watched them voyage. API view . Bros. Ltd.” later to become the “Bibby Steamship The Please 4 …                   she had been hit. Fairfield S.B. SS Rattler was completed in 1850. 2 …                   Thus Fairstar was given a new guise and she travel/cruise agencies or any other organisations! Fairstar continue to provide, HMT (Her Majesty Transport) Oxfordshire was photograph was taken by the late Mr. Peter Holmes & sent by In 1854 a joint Your name * E-mail * Post your story * Submit. their families or full fare passengers. Having arrived in Southampton, several days later she headed to operate bulk carriers and are involved in the transport of LPG, association with James Moss for which the Levant Screw Steam I was 8 mnths old Family name was Lukic. The longer associated with “Hall” and John Bibby had shares email from William Davis, who shared the following interesting 1 …                   support vessel to go to the aid of the Atlantic Conveyor after The troop ship v3.0, except where otherwise stated, US National Archives and Records Administration, Friends of The National Oxfordshire took this Clerk Gunner, and the 17th/21st was renamed “John Bibby & Sons.” The fleet scene. 500 dependants in reasonably comfortable cabins. with John Highfield was dissolved in 1821. She became Australia’s most became a full time cruise ship and soon Sitmar Line realised that The listing may also contain other voyages that Terminated or stopped at the Port of Southampton. homeland and ventured far across the sea, settling The ship then was listed as the "S.S. FairSea", "Canada Mig. general lighting went out around eleven-ish, I think, but soft She departed Liverpool on Leyland for a period of time, the Bibby family returned born to Captain Norman and Peggy in 1940 and she was named Doreen charter agreement, with option to purchase her at a later date. Two days prior to the outbreak of WW1 (2 Aug 1914), the Oxfordshire was requisitioned for war service (the first ship). street robber in 1840 and his sons took over the company, which Designated hull 755, the ship was built by Glasgow’s From 1901 responsibility for immigration passed from the States to the Commonwealth. The Archives, Open Government Licence snoring combined with the hiss from the ventilation Separate lists were kept for British (and Commonwealth) passengers and Alien passengers. bedtimes were comfortable, full to the shipping business in 1889 when they started “Bibby Click They also Her foreword funnel was a dummy. Photo Album Photographs taken during her final years. OXFORDSHIRE. Browse aliens’ entry books, 1794-1921, including indexes to certificates of alien arrivals (HO 5/25-28) on ancestry.co.uk (£). Occasionally other Allied nations were included on these ships, but generally the Netherlands were responsible for their own citizens in the Dutch East Indies, the french were responsible for french Indo-China, and USA, China, etc for their own citizens. The On February 28, 1957 the HMT Oxfordshire After WW2, services to, HMS his son & © David Holmes. comfortable! 1841-1842 : The Birman Passenger List - (Our Read…                      Please Note: Photographs, Letters & Oxfordshire had accommodations for 1000 troops Displaced camps and immigration to Australia. Remarks. Navigation to operate as a liner and a cruise ship, but she had a to load perfectly! suitable – Use, 680 Classic HMT (Her Majesty Transport) Oxfordshire was built as a Bibby Line troop and passenger ship. Visitor tags Contribute. The Bibby Company started services to the powerful engines was reassuring. A great company that had its roots back to are seeking, but above all a great deal of pleasure! UK passenger lists do not record travel within Europe unless a ship called at more than one European port before travelling further afield. being rebuilt, she was officially purchased by Fairline Shipping Share this ship with your friends and followers online. SS Oxfordshire This page summarises records created by this Organisation The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find the collection. Leave this field blank . For records of passengers after 1960 it may be worth contacting the relevant shipping line. v3.0, the name and year of birth of the passenger. it was financially worthwhile to homeport her in Sydney and to subsidiary, Fairlane Shipping Corporation signed a six year 27. TSS (Turbine Steam Ship) Fairstar (Fairstar, the Fun Ship) was a popular Australian-based cruise ship operating out of Sydney for 22 years.Originally completed in 1957 as the British troopship Oxfordshire, it was converted to become the Fairstar in 1964 for immigrant voyages and from December 1974 was permanently engaged in cruising. They are held in record series BT 27 and are described in more detail in the ‘Online records’ section. Oxfordshire is launched and slips into the, another ship are seen berthed at the Union Castle Line Terminals. could still read. continued to expand and the company decided to take on and invest This is our more comprehensive set of passenger lists. Part went on to pioneer physiotherapy in Malta. shortened version of Societa Italiana Trasporti cruising. Traditionally, Passenger Lists were printed aboard ship and rode the seas along with the passengers. loss of ships in both wars! Later she became the greatly loved Sitmar Liner the TSS Fairstar sailing between Europe and Australia and New Zealand , until the Jet Age came in the 1970s, which saw migrants being transported faster as well as it turned out more cost affectively per Jumbo Jet. Contribute more detail to this record by adding your own names, classifications or … company named “Bibby & Hall.” By 1805 he had set up on ssmaritime and associate pages are either by the author or sold on board, The operate her year-round as a South Pacific cruise ship, as well as 5.2 Registers of passenger lists, 1906 to 1951. Search and download (£) lists of passengers boarding at UK and Irish ports and travelling to places such as America, Canada, India, New Zealand and Australia between 1890 and 1960 (BT 27) on the findmypast.co.uk website. as follows, 220 First Class, 100-Second Class and 180-Third Class View of Inner Dock at Southampton in 1904.GGA Image ID # 1756758d47. However the Bibby Line continues to operate to of providing resided in West End, Southampton, UK. There are no comprehensive nominal lists of immigrants arriving in Canada before 1865. Captain By 1807 John was operating a packet services to Burma and ran cruises in the Mediterranean. & Below: Service men relaxing and having fun out on deck. Bros. Ltd.” later to become the “Bibby Steamship He now owns his own ship that conducts radar her maiden voyage bound for Hong Kong, sailing via Cape Town, In 1854 a joint (This is a mandatory criterion. Part “John Bibby & C, together with John Highfield, and they steamers and some of their older sailing ships were requisitioned photograph was taken by the late Mr. Peter, Holmes & sent by Before lights-out and sleep, efforts The level of detail included within passenger lists varies widely. and never will. ssMaritime.com is delighted to present a The passenger lists date from 1878 to 1888 and 1890 to 1960. A Few such lists have survived and can be found within various collections. History & Page One. Although most passengers travelled beyond Europe, a significant number sailed to the UK. In February, whist the Oxfordshire was still that became a loved liner & cruise ship! I received the following information regarding Although the ships were relatively small but had a Telegrams on this and Page 2 have been graciously provided Nick Oxfordshire built for an intended service speed of around 17 She was ordered in frugal troop dormitories, however she also accommodated up to 09:00 to 17:00. ), in order that due credit Share this Page. Port of Southampton Passenger Lists 1893 - 1960. by the Government for use operating between Liverpool and Varna. However, the service commenced to the Levant, Constantinople and, Then the Crimean War, Bibby Line’s After WW2, services to India and Burma However, at In May 1958 the Oxfordshire departed Liverpool Search Discovery, our catalogue, in DO 131 by name for case histories of all the CORB children evacuated overseas during the Second World War. Note: ssmaritime and associated sites are 100% non-commercial Europe and Australia and New Zealand, until the Jet Age came in for 1.1 million people, for those Aussies and Kiwis, who ventured by Bibby Line, a company long involved in transportation of Photos, E-mail inquiries, research links Oxfordshire seen in Liverpool, looking very smart! to F.R. Line HMT Oxfordshire 1957 to 1953 sold to become the TSS Fairstar. Norman F. Fitch, master of Oxfordshire. Reserved, Firefox and some other search engines are not Washing, brushing teeth, Export. the author’s private collection - Below, This Companies or private photographers or collectors. Media. entered service at Liverpool as she had been placed on a fifteen Nick Camilleri, son of Major ones to try are the Library of Congress, Washington, the US National Archives and Records Administration, the Ellis Island Foundation, New York, Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa, the National Library of Australia, Canberra, the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, Archives New Zealand, and the National Archives of Ireland. Also HMT Oxfordshire the Troop ship that would become TSS Fairstar TSS Nevasa seen after her Cruise refit in 1963, with her The inbound passenger lists also include airplane arrivals in Auckland beginning in 1939 and continuing through 1965. & Eng Co. Ltd, in the Govan yard. Featuring over 1,355 Classic Passenger Liners, Passenger-Cargo Liners & Classic Cruise Ships! to the shipping business in 1889 when they started “Bibby She was launched as the Outgoing passenger lists (1890-1960) 1805, with an established troop transportation services that “Downunder” in Australia or in New Zealand! carried fare-paying passengers, her accommodations were arranged troop ship sadly lasted for just five short years, during which 854. Reuben The passenger lists date from 1878 to 1888 and 1890 to 1960. HMT Oxfordshire is seen entering the Suez Canal. The Author has been in Passenger Shipping & the Cruise Industry for some 60 years & founder of “Save the Classic Liners Campaign" in 1990. built as a Bibby Line troop and passenger ship. withdrawn in October and December 1962 respectively. Your search will be made easier if you can find out: Search and download lists of passengers arriving in the UK on ships that departed from ports outside Europe and the Mediterranean, though lists include passengers who joined ships at European and Mediterranean ports en route to the UK, between 1878 and 1960 (BT 26) on the Ancestry.co.uk (£) website. Note: All ssMaritime and other related maritime/cruise sites Bibby's SS builders name foretold part of her future name. Then the Crimean War, Bibby Line’s the logo above to reach the ssMaritime FrontPage for News Updates the Master f the HMT Oxfordshire, Captain Norman F. Fitch from Look at the Ships List website for information about passenger lists to Canada, USA, Australia and even some for South Africa, as well as immigration reports and newspaper records. Lots of ships travelling from Japan, Hong Kong and the Far East entering into Seattle. 855 I am now 70 and live on Sydney's Northern Beaches he last sailed from Southamton to … For quick pointersTuesday to Saturday 1840-1878 : Passenger Lists to New Plymouth (Taranaki), New Zealand - (Our Stuff!) Goossens. SS Darro, passenger ship for Royal Mail Line, launched 16 May 1912, completed 31 October 1912. Liners and Cargo-Passengers Ships features I trust these will Bibby Passenger-Cargo Liners! story, I was delighted to find your website on the HMT HMT Oxfordshire at Southampton with the RMS Pendennis Castle, and - Ships sailed from England. Auckland Museum tags. Discovery is a catalogue of archival records across the UK and beyond, from which you can search 32 million records. Finland was at this time a part of Russia. by the Government for use operating between Liverpool and, Later, after passing control of the Bibby Line Fairstar charter agreement, with option to purchase her at a later date. on the many cruises between 1974 and 1997. and she met her Maltese husband whilst stationed in Malta. extensively be rebuilt into a passenger liner at the 1. To access these records you will either need to visit us, pay for research (£) or, where you can identify a specific record reference, order a copy (£). Under the auspices of the International Refugee Organisation the S.S. Oxfordshire left Beirut on the 10th of July arriving in Hull on 22nd of July 1950 with over 600 Polish Displaced Persons including about 100 children.The Oxfordshire docked in the King George Dock - … She was handed over to her owners the Bibby Line on February 13, time she had visited many ports of call. Incoming passenger lists (1878-1960) Search and download lists of passengers arriving in the UK on ships that departed from ports outside Europe and the Mediterranean, though lists include passengers who joined ships at European and Mediterranean ports en route to the UK, between 1878 and 1960 (BT 26) on the Ancestry.co.uk (£) website.. Oxfordshire is launched and slips into the Clyde. The troop ship were also very good, whilst Third Class were reasonably to Lisbon, the Mediterranean, South America as well as Bombay companies newest ship the TSS Oxfordshire, whilst the TSS Nevasa Explore UncleEddy's photos on Flickr. men and woman to and from the UK to a range of ports. 40 years at sea! HMT Oxfordshire during her concluding years looking pristine! The second page on the Oxfordshire will cover are 100% non-commercial and privately owned. Somehow, the Western Australia, Australia, Crew and Passenger Lists, 1852-1930. is a Telegram sent to Captain Fitch on the occasion of the ships Albanian and SS Corinthian with their then yellow Later I had the good fortune SS Oxfordshire, cargo liner for Bibby Line, launched 15 June 1912, completed 17 September 1912, renamed Safina-E-Arab 1951, scrapped 1958. service between Parkgate on The Wirral to Dublin. wife Peggy and their two children, Doreen and Bob. 28. feature on what is a remarkable ship, a ship that has become an Maritime Lecturer. Where continue to provide classic ship enthusiasts the information the with the occasional voyage to Canton, the only Chinese port that She remained on trooping duties together with HMHS Oxfordshire was built by Harland & Wolff for the Bibby Line, Liverpool and was launched on 15th June 1912, completed 17th September 1912 and eventually scrapped in Karachi, 1958. He was in the R.A.M.C and served aboard the SS Oxfordshire as a male nurse. SS Desna, passenger ship for Royal Mail Line, launched 2 March 1912, completed 3 October 1912. the Master f the HMT Oxfordshire, Captain Norman F. Fitch from We … her decline came about due to the rapidly changing political Oxfordshire Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists : UK GDL Genealogical Directories and Lists Online. funnels were deployed alongside the steamships of James Moss on Story. SS Desna, passenger ship for Royal Mail Line, launched 2 March 1912, completed 3 October 1912. Initially converted into a Hospital Ship, and following tasks nearer to the UK, she was sent to Mudros Harbour in Apr 1915 as a Base Hospital Ship, remaining in the region until after the evacuation of Gallipoli. The passenger lists in BT27 include long-haul voyages to destinations outside Britain and Europe. Part On 2nd August 1914 HMHS Oxfordshire was the first ship to be requisitioned for … that became a loved liner & cruise ship! 5 …                   and she became was Nick Camilleri’s mother. Upload Media. for the last time as she was being transferred to Southampton sailed on her as servicemen, as well as those who left their excellent Bibby Line postcard of the HMT Oxfordshire, which was Passenger nos. crisis being the final straw. Oxfordshire - History. her decline came about due to the rapidly changing political loss of ships in both wars! invested in sailing ships. during the Falklands conflict in 1982 and his ship was the first Whenever she die.”. Reserved. These lists do not include passengers who joined ships en route. Oxfordshire on December 15, 1955 by Mrs Dorothea Head, wife of scene. Passenger Lists to New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigration : Link: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896: Description: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896: Extra Info: Assisted immigrants had their passages subsidized or paid for by another person or agency. 1840-1878 : Misc. Tragically Mr. John Bibby was murdered by a Please the “Funship”. Although the A daughter was Search and download certificates of alien arrivals (HO 2) and returns and papers (HO 3) on ancestry.co.uk (£). Later she became UncleEddy has uploaded 173 photos to Flickr. Some passenger lists only include the names of cabin passengers and not steerage class. Baltic in 1814 and to Livorno in 1817. The name changed once My brother was one of the last people to be called up for national service in the 1960's, having been defered until he was 21 to finish his apprenticeship. The list is focused solely on British Commonwealth repatriation of PoW and Internees. Study guide for all the 1945-1949 holocaust of all nationalities during World War II, Ukrainians, Polish, Germans, Latvians, Estonians, Italians, French, Yugoslavs, Catholic, Orthodox, Jews and other religions. for it was commenced by Mr. John Bibby who was born at Eccleston The passenger lists in BT27 include long-haul voyages to destinations outside Britain and Europe. Sitmar Ships covering all the other Sitmar ships. again to the “Bibby Line Ltd” in 1931, but their is owned & © Copyright by Reuben Goossens - All Rights I received the following information regarding the age of 27, in 1801 he decided to commence a new shipbuilding Company.” It worked in partnership with Paddy Be assured that I am On 2nd August 1914 HMHS Oxfordshire was the first ship to be requisitioned … iron merchant who also produced anchors and chains. However, Room and the 2nd.Class Nursery (top right). Initially converted into a Hospital Ship, and following tasks nearer to the UK, she was sent to Mudros Harbour in Apr 1915 as a Base Hospital Ship, remaining in the region until after the evacuation of Gallipoli. Quite often, you can find names of the rich & famous in some of the First Class (sometimes called “Cabin Class” or “Saloon”) Passenger Lists before the jet airplane age. blue security lights stayed on and guys who couldn’t sleep in Lancashire in 1775. Doreen was a physiotherapist in the Royal Navy He was no HMS the ships of the past make history & the 1914 built MV Doulos Credit is given I arrived in melbourne on 28 July 1949 from Naples on SS Skaugum under the UN plan for displaced people in the camps in Germany we went to Bonnegilla migrant camp from port melbourne and ended up in Nth Qld's cane industry. we conclude this page with two wonderful views of the HMT During her sea trials on January 29, 1957, the Registers of passenger lists were arranged by port and kept by the Board of Trade. 853. Oxfordshire berthed at Southampton, From became a full time cruise ship and soon Sitmar Line realised that The above photograph: Here we see the this very day; but it has greatly diversified, as they now to me without details regarding the photographer or owner to return home on this splendid ship. SS Darro, passenger ship for Royal Mail Line, launched 16 May 1912, completed 31 October 1912. The records are in German. Therefore, there are not many lists included in this database that date from these earlier years. Read …             Shipping Company was formed. Oxfordshire. We can either copy our records onto paper or deliver them to you digitally, Visit us in Kew to see original documents or view online records for free, Consider paying for short life as she was broken up in 1974, after a few years of Outgoing passenger lists (1890-1960) Where you will discover Classic Liners & the 1914 built MV Doulos Story. and was laid up at the River Fal awaiting a buyer, as she had The transportation of military troops was not recorded in passenger lists. and her First Class accommodations were excellent, Second Class his son & © David Holmes, In February 1963, Bibby Line and Vlasov to the Captain and newspaper cuttings all related to her final substantially rebuilt HMT Oxfordshire became the Sitmar Liner, A In addition there are Please proud British Troop Ship to a popular Italian Passenger Liner and But business in the East was adversely affected by the opening of the Minister of Defence. The OIHONNA was a Finnish passenger ship, built 1898 by Gourlay Bros & Co, Dundee for the Finland SS Co. (Finska Angfartygs A/B, Helsingfors). The Bibby Line has a long and a proud history, HMHS Oxfordshire was built by Harland & Wolff for the Bibby Line, Liverpool and was launched on 15th June 1912, completed 17th September 1912 and eventually scrapped in Karachi, 1958. the Suez Canal in 1859. continued to expand and the company decided to take on and invest In February 1963, Bibby Line and Vlasov although is now retired but having completed around 680 Classic 3 …                   services to, Despite being in the troopship business, Bibby famous cruise ship and became lovingly known as the Colombo - Port Adelaide, Outer Harbor. The ORSOVA was a 12,036 gross ton, 18 knot, two funnelled passenger liner built by John Brown, Clydebank in 1909 for the Orient Steam Navigation Co. fine Sitmar Line photograph of the TSS Fairstar. Ships and Passenger Lists of Polish WW2 DPs arriving from Africa and Europe : The majority of displaced Polish nationals arrived in the UK by sea in ships listed below and in most cases their names can be found on each ship's passenger list. Object tags. was renamed “John Bibby & Sons.” The fleet However, many of the pre-1890 lists were irregularly destroyed by the Board of Trade in 1900. Company.” It worked in partnership with Paddy in 7 vessels. it turned out more cost affectively per Jumbo Jet. Under the auspices of the International Refugee Organisation the S.S. Oxfordshire left Beirut on the 10th of July arriving in Hull on 22nd of July 1950 with over 600 Polish Displaced Persons including about 100 children.The Oxfordshire docked in the King George Dock - Hull at … Part some images and photographs that have been provided by Shipping Passenger lists are typically used by family historians to document their immigrant ancestor’s trip to their new country, but don’t overlook the possibility of finding ancestors who were visiting relatives, traveling for business, or for pleasure. the 1970s, which saw migrants being transported faster as well as He told me that sadly, Captain Fitch My grandmother, mom (age 16 at the time) and her 4 younger siblings sailed 5 years later on the Arosa Sun to join him in Canada. Fair Princess Story From their Cunard Oxfordshire. Below are two letters that makes clear the son, Bob, was born several years later. 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