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Orient Steam Navigation Company / Orient-Royal Mail Line / Orient Line. Started 1877 with chartered steamers to Australia. 1878 Orient Steam Navigation Co. formed by Anderson, Anderson & Co., in conjunction with Pacific Steam Nav.Co. In 1906 PSNCo. was acquired by Royal Mail Steam Packet Co. and the service became known as the Orient-Royal Mail Line but this arrangement terminated in 1909. In 1919 P&O Line acquired a controlling interest in Orient Line. 1938 The Australia service extended to New Zealand. 1965 P&O acquired the whole of the Orient Line shareholding and the company became a P&O subsidiary. 1966 The Orient Line name was dropped and thenceforward.

2 Orama "Kozy Kot"
2 Orama Kozy Kot lost

Vessell                                           Built       Years in Service                                                                                                                                                    Tonnage          
Orama (1) 1911 1917 torpedoed and sunk while serving as convoy escort. 12,927
Orama (2) 1924 1940 sunk by German surface forces near Norway while troopship. 19,777
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