The Oriana and the Aurora were built for P&O as part
of the expansion and development of the company
at the end of the 20th Century. Both ships were
ordered by Lord Stirling and built at the German
shipyard of Meyer Werft. The quality
P&O A History - By Shire Publications
From humble beginnings in the 1830s, The
Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company
grew to dominate British mercantile shipping for
much of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Initially, the companys paddle steamers carried Her
P&O Across the Oceans, Across the Years
A nostalgic glance astern at the glory days of
Peninsular & Oriental (P&O) both at sea and on
shore. Drawing on personal recollections in the
archives of P&O Heritage, Ruth Artmonsky looks
back at the company during the age of empire and a...
P&O at 175
This new book commemorates the 175th anniversary
of one of Britains most famous shipping companies.
Written by Philip Dawson and Bruce Peter the book
brings together the full history of this magnificent
company, from its roots in the Shetl...
This year sees the the 175th anniversary of P&O,
who have been one of the major passenger
operators in Britain and over the world for nearly two
centuries. To commemorate we are producing a
series of three books covering all aspects of the...
This publication traces the history and development
across five decades of P & O Ferries. This book covers
the history of P & O Scottish ferries , P & 0 Normandy
Ferries, ASN, Townsend Car Ferries, Thoresen Car
Ferries, Townsend Thoresen, ...