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ORONTES arrivals entertained at Perth. The Orient Liner Orontes, carrying 457 British migrants nominated by Australian Apex Clubs, arrived at Fremantle on April 24, 1960. The Australian Minister for Immigration Mr A R Downer sent a message of welcome to the ship as it reached Fremantle, and this was read by West Australian Member of Parliament Mr Fred Chaney. Captain G Roberts of the Orontes, with members of the official welcoming party; left to right: Mr Eddie Parsons, Mr Chaney, Mr Ralph Bauer and Mr John Coleman

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A12111, 1/1960/1/22
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