Ashtray from the SS Empire Windrush

Description:
Ashtray from the ship which famously carried nearly 500 Jamaican workers to Britain in 1948. These early Caribbean settlers became known as the Windrush generation. Earlier in her career, the SS Empire WIndrush had been known as the Monte Rosa and had been used in the deportation of Jews from Norway.
Production Date:
1946 - 1954
ID no:
BRNT_1999.54.1
Object Size:
length 81mm
Maker:
New Zealand Shipping Company
Copyright:
Brent Museum
Object Material:
non ferrous

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