Story: Southern Cross

The ocean liner Southern Cross

The ocean liner Southern Cross

Distinctive light green and grey, the ocean liner Southern Cross was purpose-built to carry only passengers. From 1955 until 1971 she brought thousands of migrants from the United Kingdom to Australia and on to New Zealand.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Southern Cross - A national icon', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006