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FAIRSTAR: 1957 - "The Fabulous FAIRSTAR: The Ship that Launched a Million Memories"

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Sitmar Cruises: "The Fabulous FAIRSTAR: The Ship that Launched a Million Memories" by Malcolm Andrews, printed 1996, softbound w/ 160 page.

A hard-to-find book outside of Down-Under, "The Fabulous FAIRSTAR" is a fond reminiscence of this much-beloved liner. The ship first sailed as Bibby Line's troopship OXFORDSHIRE in 1957, introduced at the tail end of the British troopship era. By early 1962 she was the final troopship and by the end of the year she was laid up. Sitmar bought her for immigrant service from England to Australia and New Zealand. When that market died off in the early 1970s, the FAIRSTAR became the first cruise ship to sail exclusively from Australia.

Most of Andrew's book revolves around her cruising career. It is estimated she sailed past Sydney's iconic Opera House more than 1,000 times and carried more than one-million passengers. Tears were shed throughout the country when the FAIRSTAR went to the breakers in 1997. Read all about here.

Excellent condition.
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