SS Canberra “Provisional” 1961 First & Tourist Class Deck Plans

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SS Canberra “Provisional” 1961 First & Tourist Class Deck Plans

The First and Tourist Class Deck Plans were released in 1961, but both had the wording “Provisional Plan” - although the finished product did follow the plan to the letter! Thus it was in fact the very first set of plans as no new ones were ever released!

Please Note: Both plans located below are the small version and all you have to do is click on each one and a new page will open with the large version. Although often the large version will often reduce in size, but just click on the image and the full size version will open.

If so desired, you can right click on the plans and “copy” it and then “paste” it into your image programme, meaning you will have the large image for you to peruse leisure, but for personal use ONLY!

First Class


For the Large Plan please Click the Image Above


Tourist Class



For the Large Plan please Click the Image Above



Please Note: The SS Canberra INDEX below is still incomplete as there are many further pages to come, such as Canberra’s early interiors and her first 1961 First and Tourist Class Deck Plans. Then there are her One Class 1973 Deck Plans. In addition I have a review of my cruise on the Canberra in 1996 which is combined with an extensive photo album of the Canberra at the time, which is combined with her 1996 Deck Plan. For interest, each deck plan can be clicked and a full size plane will be revealed for better details to be seen! I expect there be at least 6 or seven pages when completed!

SS Canberra INDEX:

Page One:     Canberra in building and history 1961 to 1963.

Page One A: Canberra’s Illustrations and Photo Page of 1961.

Page One B:  Canberra 1961 Provisional Deck Plans - First & Tourist Class.

Page Two:    Canberra the Cruise ship & her Falklands days, to her end in 1997.

Page Two B: Canberra 1973 & 1996 Deck Plans - One Class.

Page A:         Four Page interiors of Canberra’s Final Cruise Log.

Page B:         The Bill of Sale of the Canberra to Pakistani breakers.



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