{"id":11632009284,"title":"Various Ships\u003cbr\u003eC.Y. Tung's big fleet","handle":"various-ships-br-c-y-tungs-big-fleet","description":"Orient Overseas Line: A full color, sixteen-page brochure from the late 1960s covering OOL's fleet of repurposed classic liners.\r\n\r\nHong Kong shipping magnate C.Y. Tung amassed a large fleet of out-of-work ships and reused them in 'round-the-world freight and passenger service. By the time this brochure was printed, Tung's Orient Overseas Line fleet numbered 13. Glimpses of them are shown here. \r\n\r\nHe spent money on this brochure - bound between glossy photo pages are smaller textured sheets filled with descriptive text. The opening pages show a close-up of the Promenade Deck of either the ORIENTAL ESMERALDA or ORIETNAL CARNAVAL. The center spread is a gorgeous two page photo of the ORIENTAL RIO passing under the Golden Gate Bridge. The various interior photos show an interesting mixture of original decor with oriental flourishes. Other pages show off sights from the globe. How nice it would have been to book a slow 2-4 month voyage on these ships! \r\n\r\nThe fleet list with passenger capacity is printed in back - the former New Zealand Shipping Line vessels RANGITANE (ORIENTAL ESMERALDA) RANGITOTO (ORIENTAL CARNAVAL), and RUAHINE (ORIETNAL RIO); American Export's EXCALIBUR (ORIENTAL JADE) and EXETER (ORIENTAL PEARL); Holland America's DIEMERDYK (ORIENTAL AMIGA) and DINTELDYK (ORIENTAL AMIGA), plus six former North German Lloyd\/Hamburg American Line combo ships. \r\n\r\nAlas, this service didn't last. When the oil crisis hit in 1973, thirsty old ships by the thousands where discarded. That includes C.Y. Tung's fleet. Beginning in the mid-1970s the ships were sent to the wreckers and by the end of the decade they were all gone. \r\n \r\nExcellent condition.\r\n","published_at":"2017-08-02T13:23:36-04:00","created_at":"2017-08-02T13:23:36-04:00","vendor":"ZINK","type":"A to Z: 100s of Ships","tags":["- Brochures and Paper","A to Z: 100s of Ships","Orient Overseas Line"],"price":1850,"price_min":1850,"price_max":1850,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":47533892356,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"5725","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Various Ships\u003cbr\u003eC.Y. Tung's big fleet","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":1850,"weight":113,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":1,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":""}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2236\/1411\/products\/Various_ships_CY_Tungs_big_fleet.jpg?v=1503520506"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2236\/1411\/products\/Various_ships_CY_Tungs_big_fleet.jpg?v=1503520506","options":["Title"],"content":"Orient Overseas Line: A full color, sixteen-page brochure from the late 1960s covering OOL's fleet of repurposed classic liners.\r\n\r\nHong Kong shipping magnate C.Y. Tung amassed a large fleet of out-of-work ships and reused them in 'round-the-world freight and passenger service. By the time this brochure was printed, Tung's Orient Overseas Line fleet numbered 13. Glimpses of them are shown here. \r\n\r\nHe spent money on this brochure - bound between glossy photo pages are smaller textured sheets filled with descriptive text. The opening pages show a close-up of the Promenade Deck of either the ORIENTAL ESMERALDA or ORIETNAL CARNAVAL. The center spread is a gorgeous two page photo of the ORIENTAL RIO passing under the Golden Gate Bridge. The various interior photos show an interesting mixture of original decor with oriental flourishes. Other pages show off sights from the globe. How nice it would have been to book a slow 2-4 month voyage on these ships! \r\n\r\nThe fleet list with passenger capacity is printed in back - the former New Zealand Shipping Line vessels RANGITANE (ORIENTAL ESMERALDA) RANGITOTO (ORIENTAL CARNAVAL), and RUAHINE (ORIETNAL RIO); American Export's EXCALIBUR (ORIENTAL JADE) and EXETER (ORIENTAL PEARL); Holland America's DIEMERDYK (ORIENTAL AMIGA) and DINTELDYK (ORIENTAL AMIGA), plus six former North German Lloyd\/Hamburg American Line combo ships. \r\n\r\nAlas, this service didn't last. When the oil crisis hit in 1973, thirsty old ships by the thousands where discarded. That includes C.Y. Tung's fleet. Beginning in the mid-1970s the ships were sent to the wreckers and by the end of the decade they were all gone. \r\n \r\nExcellent condition.\r\n"}

Various Ships<br>C.Y. Tung's big fleet

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Orient Overseas Line: A full color, sixteen-page brochure from the late 1960s covering OOL's fleet of repurposed classic liners. Hong Kong shipping magnate C.Y. Tung amassed a large fleet of out-of-work ships and reused them in 'round-the-world freight and passenger service. By the time this brochure was printed, Tung's Orient Overseas Line fleet numbered 13. Glimpses of them are shown here. He spent money on this brochure - bound between glossy photo pages are smaller textured sheets filled with descriptive text. The opening pages show a close-up of the Promenade Deck of either the ORIENTAL ESMERALDA or ORIETNAL CARNAVAL. The center spread is a gorgeous two page photo of the ORIENTAL RIO passing under the Golden Gate Bridge. The various interior photos show an interesting mixture of original decor with oriental flourishes. Other pages show off sights from the globe. How nice it would have been to book a slow 2-4 month voyage on these ships! The fleet list with passenger capacity is printed in back - the former New Zealand Shipping Line vessels RANGITANE (ORIENTAL ESMERALDA) RANGITOTO (ORIENTAL CARNAVAL), and RUAHINE (ORIETNAL RIO); American Export's EXCALIBUR (ORIENTAL JADE) and EXETER (ORIENTAL PEARL); Holland America's DIEMERDYK (ORIENTAL AMIGA) and DINTELDYK (ORIENTAL AMIGA), plus six former North German Lloyd/Hamburg American Line combo ships. Alas, this service didn't last. When the oil crisis hit in 1973, thirsty old ships by the thousands where discarded. That includes C.Y. Tung's fleet. Beginning in the mid-1970s the ships were sent to the wreckers and by the end of the decade they were all gone. Excellent condition.
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