Summary

Passenger list and information booklet issued to passengers travelling on the SS Jervis Bay from Australia to England from May - June 1938. It was kept as a souvenir by Daisy Poole who was 12 years old at the time of her voyage. The booklet provides a list of passenger's, describes the services available on board, gives details of the ship's routine and information on points of interest enroute.

Physical Description

Non-illustrated 20 page limited colour booklet. Cover illustration shows one of the Bay ships with the Aberdeen & Commonwealth Line's green and white colours.

Significance

Daisy Poole's souvenir passenger list has dual significance as a personal record of the migration experience of one family and as a rare surviving relic of the SS Jervis Bay, the most famous of the five 'Bay' ships built for the Commonwealth Shipping Line.

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