Ormonde

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Lowe, Hannah;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Hercules Editions
  • Subject: english

This is a cycle of poems presented alongside personal and historical archives to chart the 1947 journey of SS Ormonde, the first post-WW2 ship (followed within a year by the Almanzora and the more famous Empire Windrush) to carry significant numbers of immigrants from J... View more
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    t hrough poems and archive material, n ext Generation poet Hannah lowe recreates the 1947 journey from Jamaica to e ngland of her late father Ralph “Chick” l owe and his fellow passengers on ex-troopship Ormonde, the forgotten forerunner of 1948's famed migrant ship Empire Windrush.

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