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Boy with folded arms, dressed in shirt and shorts, standing on promenade deck of passenger liner. This photograph shows David Meale on board the promenade deck of the 'MV Orontes', at Station Pier, 1952. David was aged 15. His family visited the ship twice to farewell a friend, who was making an overseas voyage. He remembers they went 'once informally, and then on the day of departure visited formally.' He is wearing shorts.

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