Brochure issued by Wilhelmsen Lines, in 1960. It contains about Wilhelmsen Lines cargo liners sailing between The Baltic - Scandinavia - Continental Europe, and to USA, Cuba and Mexico, Africa and Australia, New Zealand, Malaya, Indonesia and the Far East, India, Ceylon and Burma, Persian Gulf and Pakistan. It is part of a collection of 175 items of post-war ship memorabilia collected by John McKay. John began collecting shipping brochures as a boy through an interest in travel and later used some of the material in his professional capacity as a Geography and Social Studies teacher. He finally made a voyage himself in 1957-1958, to England to attend a scouting jamboree, although he ended up staying for 18 months. He remembers lots of Australians going over at that time, and references to Earls Court as 'Kangaroo Alley'. John collected this brochure on a cruise in about 1957.

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Folded double-sided brochure on matt paper. The front cover has illustration of a ship at sea with palm trees and a beach in the foreground, in a wood-grain effect. Back cover has flying birds with the same effect. Inside the brochure are colour photographs and illustrations of the ship and passengers.

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