Benvenue IV and Benvenue V

Scope and Content

  • 5 black and white photographs of Benvenue IV launching, 1947;
  • 5 black and white photographs of guests at launch of Benvenue IV, 1947;
  • 4 black and white photographs of Benvenue IV at sea;
  • 10 black and white photographs of Benvenue IV anchored at sea;
  • 2 colour photographs of Benvenue IV anchored at sea;
  • 1 black and white photograph of Benvenue IV at Grangemouth;
  • 1 black and white photograph of Benvenue IV at Yokohama, 1952;
  • 1 black and white photograph of the deck of Benvenue IV, 1948;
  • 7 black and white photographs of the living accomodation on Benvenue IV, 1948;
  • 3 black and white postcards of Benvenue IV at sea;
  • 4 black and white photographs of chemical tanker Benvenue V being built, c 1974;
  • 9 black and white photographs of guests at launching ceremony of Benvenue V, 1974;
  • 7 colour photographs of guests at Benvenue V launch, including whisky bottle being smashed against ship, 1974;
  • 5 colour photographs of Benvenue V launching sideways, 1974;
  • 3 black and white photographs of Benvenue V launching sideways, 1974;
  • 2 black and white photographs of Benvenue V's rudder;
  • 10 black and white photographs of Benvenue V at sea and in dock;
  • 38 colour photographs of Benvenue V at sea;
  • 11 black and white photographs of crew onboard Benvenue V;
  • 1 black and white photograph of the kitchen onboard Benvenue V;
  • 1 black and white photograph of Benvenue V's deck;
  • 1 black and white photograph of machinery onboard Benvenue V;
  • 1 promotional leaflet for Benvenue V with diagrams and ship's particulars, issued by The Ben Line Steamers Ltd, 1974;
  • 1 British Airways boarding pass for A. A. Roth;
  • 73 items of correspondence regarding publicity for the new ship Benvenue V and arrangements for the launch in Amsterdam, 1974-1975;
  • 5 items of corespondence with Hall Advertising Ltd, regarding design of a promotional leaflet for Benvenue V, 1974-1975;
  • 5 items of draft material for promotional leaflet, 1974-1975;
  • 5 items of correspondence with Hall Advertising regarding Ben Line's 1976-1977 advertising campaign, 1976-1977;
  • 4 draft press releases detailing the new ship Benvenue V, 1974;
  • 37 press cuttings about the launch of Benvenue V, 1974;
  • 1 issue of Double=Bond, BP newspaper, September 1974;
  • ANCO magazine advertisement featuring an image of Benvenue V, 1975;
  • British Airways passenger ticket belonging to A. M. Peill, 1974;
  • leaflet for The Victoria Hotel, Amsterdam;
  • 1 luncheon menu for the launch of Benvenue V, with handwritten notes, 1974;
  • 4 items of stationary for The Victoria Hotel, Amsterdam;
  • 5 handwritten notes regarding guest arrangements and speeches for Benvenue V launch, 1974;
  • black and white photograph of a man and a woman dressed in winter clothes and standing outside a door numbered 25.