Shipboard 'Crossing the Line' Certificate

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A close up of a certificate given to people who cross the equator on sea voyages
Shipboard 'Crossing the Line' Certificate
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“Crossing the Line” certificates were given to passengers who cross the equator. This particular certificate was issued to Mr Knight in 1955 when he crossed the equator aboard the T.V Fairsky. Migrated from England in September 1966, Qualified Tradesman.
Last ship through Suez Canal, closed shortly after.

Maritime History Immigration and Migration Collection