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  • CP Page 4 - Canadian Pacific Line - Ocean Liner Postcards
    As time passed more of her time was spent cruising as air travel hit the Atlantic market and her final Atlantic voyage was number 123 completed in October 1963 only seven years after her maiden voyage She was sold to the Greek Line and re entered service for them as Queen Anna Maria in 1965 running a fortnightly service to New York calling at Naples and Lisbon Following the collapse of the Greek Line she was sold to Carnival joining the the Mardi Gras ex Empress of Canada in 1975 as the Carnivale Following the numerous new deliveries to Carnival she was transferred to subsidiary Fiesta Marine Cruises as Fiesta Marina She was sold again in 1994 to Epirotiki as Olympic and has recently been on charter to British tour company Thomson as the Topaz In 2002 Topaz received a new colour scheme She is replaced in the Thomson fleet in the spring of 2003 and she was then chartered to Peace Boat There is a complete history of this ship on this link Canadian Pacific Line sepia official card of Empress of Britain The faint diagonal lines on the scan are on the original card Canadian Pacific Line monochrome official card of Empress of Britain Canadian Pacific Line official card of the Tourist Children s Playroom on Empress of Britain The card was posted from the North Cape on 23rd June 1964 whilst on a cruise as shown by the postmark and stamp on the card back shown below Aune commercial card s n F 2382 5 of Empress of Britain at Trondheim Salmon commercial card of Empress of Britain painted by C A Garman s n 5340 Salmon commercial card of Empress of Britain at Liverpool Pier Head s n 1 06 02 04 2123c After the Battle commercial card of Empress of Britain photo by Beken of Cowes s n P135 Empress of England 1956 25 585 gt The Empress of England was built in 1957 by Vickers Armstrongs of Newcastle following sister Empress of Britain into service by one year Initially intended to run Liverpool Quebec Montreal in summer and Liverpool Saint John in winter she soon began to spend winters on Caribbean cruising from New York As time passed more of her time was spent cruising as air travel hit the Atlantic market Initial passenger capacity was 160 First Class and 898 Tourist Class on liner service but less on cruising It is easy to tell the two sisters apart since the Empress of Britain has windows spaced 2 2 2 on the boat deck each side under the bridge wings whereas on Empress of England they are spaced 2 1 2 The third ship Empress of Canada was quite distinct with a different funnel top and more superstructure forward of the bridge In 1970 she was sold to Shaw Savill who had ambitious plans to increase their cruising market The project was doomed almost from the start as the conversion work at Cammell Laird

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  • CP Page 5 - Canadian Pacific Line - West Coast Local Services
    to Princess Norah Trailer Princess 1944 2 689 gt Yukon Princess 1946 1 334 gt CP Pages CP Header Page CP Page 1 Ocean Liners up to 1914 CP Page 2 Ocean Liners transferred from Beaver Line 1903 and Allan Line 1917 CP Page 3 Ocean Liners 1915 1939 CP Page 4 Ocean Liners 1940 1970 CP Page 5 West Coast Local Services this page CP Page 6 East Coast Local Services Associated Pages Epirotiki Lines Ferry Postcards Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner Postcards Simplon Postcards Home Page Search This Website powered by FreeFind CP Fleet List Page 5 West Coast Local Services Princess Louise 1 1869 932 gt ex Olympia 1901 taken over with Canadian Pacific Navigation Co renamed Princess Louise 1906 sold to Marpole MacDonald Victoria Charmer 1887 1 044 gt 1901 taken over with Canadian Pacific Navigation Co 1933 withdrawn from service 1935 scrapped Islander 1888 1 495 gt 1901 taken over with Canadian Pacific Navigation Co 1901 collided with iceberg and sank in Lynn Canal loss of 65 lives Princess May 1888 1 394 gt ex Hating 1905 purchased from Marty D Abbadie Haiphong rebuilt to 1 717 tons renamed Princess May 1919 sold to Princess May SS Co managed by Standard Fruit Co Princess Victoria 1902 1 943 gt 1950 laid up 1952 sold to Tahsis Co Vancouver renamed Tahsis No 3 Princess Beatrice 1903 1 290 gt 1928 scrapped Princess Ena 1907 1 368 gt 1931 sold to F Millerd Co Princess Royal 1907 1 997 gt 1931 sold and converted to sawdust carrier Princess Charlotte 1908 3 844 gt 1949 sold to Typaldos Bros Piraeus and renamed Mediterranean Princess Adelaide 1910 3 016 gt 1949 sold to Typaldos Bros Piraeus renamed Angelika Princess Mary 1910 1 697 gt 1952 sold to Union SS Co renamed Bulk Carrier No 2 Princess Patricia 1 1902 665 gt ex Queen Alexandra 1 1910 purchased from J Willaimson s Turbine Steamers Ltd renamed Princess Patricia 1932 laid up 1937 scrapped Click to open larger image in new window Princess Alice 1911 3 099 gt 1949 sold to Typaldos Bros Piraeus renamed Aegaeon Princess Sophia 1911 2 320 gt 1918 struck reef in Lynn Channel lost with all passengers and crew loss of 343 lives Princess Maquinna 1912 1 777 gt 1953 sold to Union SS Co Vancouver renamed Taku Princess Irene 1913 5 934 gt 1915 converted to minelayer 1915 destroyed by explosion at Sheerness loss of 130 lives Princess Margaret 1913 5 934 gt 1914 converted to minelayer 1919 sold to the Admiralty Nootka 1919 2 069 gt ex Emperor of Port McNicoll 1926 purchased from Canadian Merchant Marine renamed Nootka 1955 sold to Peru renamed Iquitos Princess Louise 2 1921 4 032 gt 1964 sold to Shoreline Holdings Vancouver converted to hotel and restaurant Motor Princess 1923 1 243 gt 1953 laid up 1955 sold to G Mouat Ganges BC Princess Marguerite 1 1924 5 875 gt 1941 requisitioned as troopship 1942 torpedoed and sunk

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  • CP Page 6 - Canadian Pacific Line - East Coast Local Services
    Page To be added CP Pages CP Header Page CP Page 1 Ocean Liners up to 1914 CP Page 2 Ocean Liners transferred from Beaver Line 1903 and Allan Line 1917 CP Page 3 Ocean Liners 1915 1939 CP Page 4 Ocean Liners 1940 1970 CP Page 5 West Coast Local Services CP Page 6 East Coast Local Services this page Associated Pages Ferry Postcards Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner

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  • American Export - Ameircan Hawaii - Constitution - Ocean Liner and Cruise Ship Postcards
    Oceanic Constitution She was laid up in Hong Kong until American Hawaii Cruises were formed in 1980 This service started using Oceanic Independence on 7th June 1980 operating a 7 day cruise out of Honolulu An American subsidiary had been created allowing the ship to be US flagged The service was a success and the Constitution joined the service in 1982 following a substantial refurbishment In 1987 the cruise line was bought from the C Y Tung group by Peter C R Huang for 20million Constitution was laid up in 1995 when it was considered too expensive to bring her up to SOLAS standards She was sold for scrap in 1997 and subsequently lost in the Pacific whilst under tow to the Far East Sections on this Page Constitution American Export Lines Postcards Constitution American Export and Isbrandtsen Lines Postcards Constitution American Hawaii Cruises Postcards Associated Pages Independence Postcard history of sistership American Export Lines American Hawaii Cruises United States Lines The Year 2000 company Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner Postcards Simplon Postcards Home Page Constitution American Export Lines 1951 62 American Export and Isbrandtsen Lines 1962 74 Official American Export Lines letter card issued to cover both sisters posted from Gibraltar during a 20 day trip from New York to Italy Official American Export Lines postcard of Constitution Official American Export Lines postcard of Constitution Official American Export and Isbrandtsen Lines postcard of Constitution Official American Export and Isbrandtsen Lines letter card of Constitution Scan Chris Culp Constitution American Hawaii Cruises 1982 1997 American Hawaii Cruises were formed in 1980 by C Y Tung who wished to enter the American cruise scene He already owned the American Export Lines sisters Constitution and Independence The service started using the latter renamed Oceanic Independence on 7th June 1980 operating a 7

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  • Independence Ocean Liner and Cruise Ship Independence Postcards and Photographs
    Page Independence American Export Lines Postcards Independence American Export and Isbrandtsen Lines Postcards Independence American Hawaii Cruises Postcards Independence American Hawaii Cruises Photographs Oceanic Independence American Hawaii Cruises Postcards Associated Pages Constitution Postcard hsitory of sistership American Export Lines American Hawaii Cruises United States Lines The Year 2000 company Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner Postcards Simplon Postcards Home Page Search This Website powered by FreeFind Independence American Export Lines 1951 62 American Export and Isbrandtsen Lines 1962 74 Official American Export Lines letter card issued to cover both sisters posted from Gibraltar during a 20 day trip from New York to Italy Official American Export Lines postcards of Independence Official American Export and Isbrandtsen Lines postcard of Independence Official American Export Lines postcard of Independence Photograph of Independence in psychedelic livery in 1968 Scan Bill Chefalas Oceanic Independence Independence American Hawaii Cruises 1980 2001 American Hawaii Cruises were formed in 1980 by C Y Tung who wished to enter the American cruise scene He already owned the American Export Lines sisters Constitution and Independence The service started using the latter renamed Oceanic Independence on 7th June 1980 operating a 7 day cruise out of Honolulu An American subsidiary had been created allowing the ship to be US flagged The service was a success and the sistership Constitution joined the service in 1982 following a substantial refurbishment During the winter of 1983 Oceanic Independence also received internal refurbishment returning to service under original name Independence In 1987 the cruise line was bought from the C Y Tung group by Peter C R Huang for 20million American Hawaii Cruises filed for bankruptcy in 2001 following poor trading in the wake of the September 11th terrorist attacks Independence was laid up in San Francisco see photos Official American Hawaii postcard SC17295 of Oceanic Independence Oversized official American Hawaii postcard of Idependence Photo Douglas Peebles Click to open larger image in new window Oversized official American Hawaii postcard of Idependence American Hawaii Cruises postcard showing both Constitution and Independence left Memories of Hawaii release A 346 showing both Constitution and Independence right Photo Loye Guthrie Memories of Hawaii release A 346 showing both Constitution and Independence right Photo Loye Guthrie Memories of Hawaii release A 294 of Independence Photographed by R A Young Simplon Postcards release sp2042 of Independence issued November 1993 Photographed Hawaii by Marvin Jensen Chantry Classics release CC S79 of Independence Photographed Honolulu by Ed Lafferty Memories of Hawaii release A 623 of Independence following rebuilding and repainting Note the reduced numbers of lifeboats Photographed by Mark Fay An enlargement of the ship is shown beneath An enlargement of the ship from the card above Phil Mattes release H 1022D of Independence following rebuilding and repainting Photographed by Phil Mattes An enlargement of the ship is shown beneath An enlargement of the ship from the card above Independence Photographs A photograph of Independence arriving at San Francisco in earlier CYTung livery Photo Marvin Jensen Independence whilst cruising in Hawaii in final

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  • American President Liner President Roosevelt - Chandris Atlantis
    Line were acquired by Royal Caribbean who disbanded the company and disposed of the older ships including the Emerald Seas in 1992 She has since operated as a hotel ship in various ports since including a short spell in Lisbon for their Expo 98 as the Ocean Explorer I Ship Names on this Page Atlantis Chandris Lines Emerald Seas Eastern Cruise Lines Admiral Cruise Lines Leilani Hawaiian Steamship Company President Roosevelt American President Lines Associated Pages American Export Lines Chandris Lines Eastern Cruise Lines American Liner Postcards Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner Postcards Simplon Postcards Recent Updates Simplon Postcards Home Page Leilani Hawaiian Steamship Company The official Hawaiian Steamship Company postcard below of Leilani was supplied by Captain John Cox who writes I served as third officer in the early 1960s and ten years later as her master when she was the Emerald Seas I last saw the old girl in Athens three years ago when she was Ocean Explorer 1 When I went aboard I met with with Chief Engineer who was second engineer when I sailed in her in the early 1970s and the ship looked much the same as when I was in her almost thirty years before Official Hawaiian Steamship Company postcard of Leilani President Roosevelt American President Lines American President Lines official card of President Roosevelt The SS President Roosevelt the Pacific s newest luxury liner joins the Presidents Wilson Cleveland and Hoover in providing the most frequent sailings between California Hawaii Japan Hong Kong and the Philippines Ship and Travel with the Presidents American President Lines official card of President Roosevelt Ship and Travel in the Presidential Manner Atlantis Chandris Lines An official Chandris America Lines card of Atlantis printed in England The same painting of Atlantis issued later and printed in the USA

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  • Anchor Line Postcards - Page 1: 1852-1899
    ship They acquired her in 1939 although she was returned to Anchor Line management as a British troopship during WW2 Originally named by the Greek Line as Nea Hellas she was renamed New York in 1955 and was withdrawn in 1959 Ship Names on This Page Tuscania 2 Anchor Line 1922 1939 Nea Hellas Greek Line 1939 1955 New York Greek Line 1955 1959 Anchor Line Pages Anchor Line Page 1 1852 1899 Anchor Line Page 2 1900 1914 Anchor Line Page 3 1915 1939 Anchor Line Page 4 1940 1988 Associated Pages Ferry Postcards Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner Postcards Simplon Postcards Home Page Search This Website powered by FreeFind Tuscania 2 Anchor Line 1922 1939 16 991 gt 1939 sold to Greek Line renamed Nea Hellas Nea Hellas Greek Line 1939 1955 This card as Nea Hellas was published by F Cali of Genova A Greek Line official as Nea Hellas given a broader funnel by the artist to look more modern New York Greek Line 1955 1959 The same Greek Line official image as the card above re issued as New York Two variations on the same painting issued as Greek Line officials of New York A

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  • Anchor Line Postcards - Page 3: 1915-1939
    Page Search This Website powered by FreeFind Anchor Line Page 3 1915 1939 Tuscania 1 1915 14 348 gt 1918 torpedoed and sunk off Ireland while trooping loss of 166 lives Cameronia 2 1921 1953 16 365 gt 1940 requisitioned as troopship 1953 sold Ministry of Transport renamed Empire Clyde Anchor Line company card of Cameronia Anchor Line company card of Cameronia Anchor Line company card of Cameronia Anchor Line company card showing 1st Class interiors on Cameronia Anchor Line company card showing 2nd Class interiors on Cameronia Photographic postard of Cameronia Official card of Empire Clyde Tuscania 2 1922 1939 16 991 gt 1939 sold to Greek Line renamed Nea Hellas California 3 1923 1943 16 792 gt California 3 was built in 1920 In 1943 she was set on fire by an air attack off Oporto while trooping and was then torpedoed and sunk by an escorting destroyer Anchor Line postcard of California 3 Photographic postcard of California 3 Photographic postcard of California 3 Caledonia 4 1925 1940 17 046 gt Caledonia 4 was built in 1925 In 1939 she was converted into an Armed Merchant Cruiser and renamed HMS Scotstoun In 1940 she was torpedoed and sunk off Inishtrahull Anchor Line postcard of Caledonia 4 Photographic postcard of Caledonia 4 Photographic postcard of Caledonia 4 Transylvania 2 1925 1940 16 923 gt 1939 converted to Armed Merchant Cruise 1940 torpedoed and sunk off Inishtrahull Britannia 3 1926 1941 8 799 gt Britannia 3 was built in 1926 In 1941 she was sunk by German the surface raider Thor Anchor Line postcard of Britannia 3 Anchor Line postcard of Britannia 3 Photographic postcard of Britannia 3 Cilicia 1937 1965 11 136 gt Cilicia was built in 1937 In 1944 she became a troopship returned to her owners in

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