Great little 1" diameter brass and enamel Orient Liner Badge
ORFORD's sister ships were Orama (II), Orantes, Oronsay, and Otranto (II). Orontes was the last of the "Orama" Class. The S.S. ORFORD was built by Vickers-Armstrong at Barrow in Furness in 1928. In World War II whilst serving as a troopship she was bombed and damaged by Luftwaffe aircraft in the Mediterranean Sea off Marseilles, France, whilst evacuating Allied troops and was beached. Fourteen people were lost in the bombing. The wreck was broken up for scrap in Savona, Italy, in 1947.

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12695
ITEM TYPE
Vintage

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S.S. Orford Ships Souvenir Badge

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