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Surrey Steamship Company History and Ephemera

The Surrey Steamship Co., Ltd. of London operated the "Reigate" - a three-masted ship built in 1862 by C. Lungley, London for J. H. Allan, London. She was sold in 1876 to W. B. Jones of Swansea.

Cabin Passenger’s Contract Ticket 1867 - Australia to London

1867-05-11 Cabin Passenger’s Contract Ticket - Australia to London

This contract was intended for First Class passage on the SS Reigate of the Surrey Steamship Company, a 3-mast, full-rigged ship built in 1862 weighing 1,035 tons. The cost of the voyage from Melbourne to London was £85, over £7,150 in today's currency.


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