Deposit N299 - Sudlow papers

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Sudlow papers


  • 1933 - 1956 (Creation)

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(1918 - 2001)

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Richard Sudlow joined the Orient Line in 1934 as a junior clerk in the Perth WA Branch. He was transferred to the Australian Head Office in Sydney in 1953. After periods in the Passenger Superintendent and Freight Departments Sudlow was appointed Personal Assistant to John Bates, Assistant Manager , Sydney. Bates was later appointed General Manager in Australia of Orient Line. In 1960, Orient Line and P & O merged and Sudlow was made Sydney Manager, a position he held until retiring in 1972.

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History of the relationship between the Orient Line and Australian National Airways, typescript extracts and summaries of documents in the records of the Orient Line concerning its interests in ANA (later Ansett), and correspondence.


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Entered from deposit description on 21 August 2012; revised by Phuong Dang in April 2016




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