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Description - The Isle of Man R.M.S. "KING ORRY" in line ahead of the BRITISH FLEET, at the surrender of the German Navy at 9,30 am on Novermber 22nd 1918

Date - 1919
Size in mm (approx) - 138 X 88
Publisher - A great painting, but un-attributed
Publisher's Card No.
Un-used: Divided back
Condition - Light wear to the corners and a little along the top edge.
Further Information - The "KING ORRY" entered service for The Isle of Man Steam Packet Co in 1913, and worked in a merchant & military role at various times throughout WW1 & WW2. She even changed her name on one occassion to the "VIKING ORRY". She took part in the Dunkerque evacuation, and on May 30th, 1940 sank in the Channel due to prolonged attacks by enemy dive bombers. For a fantastically interesting career read the Wikipedia "The Free Encyclopaedia" article


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