A 1/1250 scale metal waterline model of Orcades in her later years in the later livery of P & O who had taken over the Orient Line. Because Oriana and Canberra had entered service, Orcades and her sister-ship Oronsay were given white hulls from 1964 onwards and had lost their mail ship designation of RMS. This model is by Albatros SM number AL260A.
P&O Orient-Lines passenger ship; built by Harland & Wolff, 1957-1961, the largest passenger ship ever built that was not intended for the North Atlantic liner service. 249.9 x31.1m, 45.270BRT, max 27.5 kn, turbine drive via 2 screws. Used in the liner service GB-Australia. All year round from 1974 as a cruise ship.
This interesting Motor Yacht NIMET ALLAH was completed 1923 in Kiel for the Khedives of Egypt but sold in 1934 to the Baroness Yvonne Cotnareanu and relocated to Le Havre. 76.5m loa x 10m. 1170t WS, 15kn. Renamed 'Alphée' it served the French Marine until sunk in North Africa in November 1942, later lifted again and in service with the French Navy 1961. A second motor yacht was built in 1934built for the Khedives of Egypt, also called "Nimet Allah".Price and delivery to be advised