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  • French Line - CGT - Header page
    Pages French Line Header Page this page French Line Page 1A African Mediterranean Services before 1945 French Line Page 1B African Mediterranean Services 1945 1960 French Line Page 2 Mediterranean Car Ferries from 1960 French Line Page 3 Transat Vessels pre 1910 French Line Page 4 Transat Vessels 1910 1914 French Line Page 5 Transat Vessels 1914 1930 French Line Page 6 Transat Vessels 1930 1945 French Line Page 7

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  • Ocean Liner and Cruise Ship Postcards of Chandris Line and Celebrity Cruise Line
    Patricia Ariadne Bon Vivant 1952 1972 Atlantis President Roosevelt etc 1944 1970 Australis America 1940 1964 Bon Vivant Patricia Ariadne Ariane 1952 1972 Britanis Monterey Matsonia Lurline 1932 1970 Brittany Bretagne 1951 1961 Carina II Princess Helene 1930 1964 Ellinis Lurline 1932 1963 Fiesta Mona s Queen 1946 1963 Fanatasia Duke of York 1935 1964 Favorita Daressa 1950 1964 Fiorita Amsterdam 1950 1970 Galileo Galileo Galilei Meridian 1963 1983 Meridian Galileo Galilei Galileo 1963 1983 Patris 1 Corte II 1911 1936 Patris 2 Bloemfontein Castle 1950 1960 Queen Frederica Malolo 1927 1965 Regina Magna Pasteur Bremen 1939 1972 Regina Prima President Hoover 1939 1964 Romantica Fort Townshend 1936 1960 Romanza Beaverbrae Aurelia etc 1939 1970 The Azur Eagle 1971 1987 The Victoria Dunnottar Castle 1936 1975 Table of Ships in Date Order Name Other Names Built Acquired Patris 1 Corte II 1911 1936 Patris 2 Bloemfontein Castle 1950 1960 Romantica Fort Townshend 1936 1960 Brittany Bretagne 1951 1961 Ellinis Lurline 1932 1963 Fiesta Mona s Queen 1946 1963 Fanatasia Duke of York 1935 1964 Carina II Princess Helene 1930 1964 Favorita Daressa 1950 1964 Australis America 1940 1964 Regina Prima President Hoover 1939 1964 Queen Frederica Malolo 1927 1965 Amerikanis

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  • Codegar Line - Ocean Liner Postcards
    Flaminia before rebuilding Scan supplied by Michael Kenyon This is an official Cogedar postcard of Flaminia Shown below is an photographic postcard issued by the World Ship Society Aurelia Aurelia was built as Hapag s Huascaran by Blohm Voss Hamburg Used as German Navy repair ship during WW2 In 1945 she was handed over to Canadian Government and sold to Canadian Pacific in 1947 Refitted and renamed Beaverbrae Used as an emigrant carrier St John Bremerhaven Bremen In 1954 she was sold to Cogedar Line and renamed Aurelia and ran various services Europe Australia New Zealand In 1970 she was sold again to Chandris Lines and renamed Romanza She ran Mediterranean cruises plus charters elsewhere until 1991 when sold to Cypriot interests Later burnt out A complete postcard history is available on this link An official Cogedar postcard of Aurelia Official Cogedar Line postcard of Aurelia Scan supplied by Michael Kenyon Official Cogedar Line postcard of Aurelia Scan supplied by Michael Kenyon Official Cogedar Line postcard of Aurelia Scan supplied by Michael Kenyon Official Cogedar Line postcard of Aurelia Scan supplied by Michael Kenyon Official Cogedar Line postcard of Aurelia Scan supplied by Michael Kenyon Official Cogedar Line postcard of Aurelia Colour variation on card above Scan supplied by Yvette Meijer Official Cogedar Line postcard of Aurelia Colour variation on card above Scan supplied by Yvette Meijer J Arthur Dixon card SS 8518 of Aurelia in Cogedar Line colours using the same painting as an official Cogedar card shown abve An unidentified photographic card of Aurelia in Cogedar Line colours Flavia This ship was originally built as the Cunard cargo passenger liner Media of 1947 She was sold to Cogedar in 1961 and rebuilt as the Europe Australia emigrant ship Flavia In 1968 she was chartered to Costa who refitted

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  • Companhia Colonial de Navegacao - Ocean Liner & Cruise Ship Postcards of Portugal
    the PSNCo in 1922 She became the Princess Olga of Jugoslavenska Lloyd in 1935 and then served as Serpa Pinto of Companhia Colonial de Navegacao from 1940 1955 Photograph of Princeza Olga of Jugoslavenska Lloyd 1935 1940 Scan Ivo Batricevic Company art card of Serpa Pinto with black hull Company art card of Serpa Pinto with grey hull Photographic postcard of Serpa Pinto at Funchal Scan Dimas Almada Benguela Colonial 1946 1974 Benguela freighter built 1946 5095 grt Transferred to CPTM in 1974 Company art card of Benguela Two variations on the same painting were issued Company art card of Benguela Two variations on the same painting were issued Chaimite Colonial 1950 1973 2043 grt Sold 1973 to Eurasia Carriers London Company art card of Chaimite Scan Dimas Almada Nampula Colonial 1950 1973 2043 grt Scrapped 1973 Company art card of Nampula Scan Dimas Almada Patria Colonial 1947 1973 9 Patria in service 1947 1973 scrapped 13196 grt 798 passengers Company art card of Patria Photographic postcard of Patria Scan Dimas Almada Photographic postcard of Patria Scan Dimas Almada Imperio Colonial 1948 1974 10 Imperio in service 1948 74 scrapped 13186 grt 799 passengers Company art card of Imperio Photographic postcard of Imperio Scan Dimas Almada Amboim Colonial 1948 1974 Amboim freighter built 1948 scrapped 1974 5895 grt Company art card of Amboim Luanda Colonial 1948 1973 Luanda freighter built 1948 scrapped 1973 5941 grt Company art card of Luanda Ganda Colonial 1947 1974 Ganda freighter built 1947 Transferred to CPTM in 1974 5895 grt Company art card of Ganda Two variations on the same painting were issued Company art card of Ganda Two variations on the same painting were issued Cena Company art card of Cena Scan Dimas Almada Vera Cruz Colonial 1952 1973 11 Vera Cruz in service

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  • Costa Line (Costa Crociere) - Ocean Liner and Cruise Ship Postcards
    in the Costa fleet entering service in March 1948 She was originally the diesel powered Southern Prince of Prince Line built in 1930 for use on their New York Argentina service She was acquired by Costa in 1947 and named Anna C after a year s renovation in 1948 Her route was from Italy to South America In 1951 she was re engined and accommodation was further upgraded She began cruising in 1960 and spent increasing amounts of the year doing this until suffering a serious fire in 1971 after which she was sold for scrap An Alex Duncan photographic card of Southern Prince is shown below Scan of postcard supplied by Dimas Almada Scan of postcard supplied by Dimas Almada An attractive Costa art card of Anna C showing her earlier Costa configuration Costa card of Anna C showing the extended accommodation fitted in a 1959 refit Costa card of Anna C showing the extended accommodation fitted in a 1959 refit An official Costa postcard of Anna C overlaid with her cruise itinerary for 1968 A Costa art card of Anna C from the Costa Liners set using paintings by Stephen J Card Enlarged images of the complete set are shown on this link Andrea C Costa 1948 81 Andrea C started life as the American Ocean Class wartime freighter Ocean Virtue of 1942 She was torpedoed in 1943 off Sicily and spent the rest of the war laid up in Italy She was bought by Costa in 1946 earlier than the Anna C shown above but did not enter service until June 1948 a few months after her fleet mate Like the Anna C she operated from Genoa to South America and ran on this route for over ten years Andrea C was rebuilt again in 1959 receiving a new bow superstructure and funnel She then began to spend part of each year cruising Further improvements were made in 1970 including the extension aft of the superstructure and the addition of a bathroom to all cabins Andrea C spent her last years cruising in the Mediterranean and was withdrawn in 1981 when replaced by Columbus C Andrea C was scrapped in La Spezia in 1983 A Costa art card of Andrea C showing her original Costa configuration A later Costa card of Andrea C after the 1959 rebuild with new bow funnel and superstructure Costa card of Andrea C show the additional superstructure extensions and loss of the main mast after the 1970 refit Costa card of Andrea C show the additional superstructure extensions and loss of the main mast after the 1970 refit A Costa art card of Andrea C from the Costa Liners set using paintings by Stephen J Card Enlarged images of the complete set are shown on this link Franca C Costa 1952 77 Franca C was originally built in 1914 and is the oldest ocean going passenger ship still in service She is currently the missionary ship Doulos and recent refitting carried out

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  • Cunard Line - Ocean Liner Postcards & Images
    for more details www overviewpress co uk info overviewpress co uk Search This Website The quickest way to find a ship or fleet on this website powered by FreeFind New 2013 Book on the Cunard Fleet Image links to larger copy CUNARD A FLEET HISTORY Author Peter Newall Publisher Ships in Focus Price 39 50 Cunard Line is the most famous shipping company in the world and this is the first comprehensive history of Cunard and its ships The focus is not just on the transatlantic passenger liners although they get their fair share of exposure Covered in similar depth are the intermediate passenger ships Mediterranean traders the surprisingly large fleet of pure cargo ships Cunard s contribution to the Atlantic Container Line reefers cruise ships the bulkers of Cunard Brocklebank the Moss tankers plus tugs and tenders There is also an impressive fleet of wartime managed ships including some famous foreign liners Coasters and other ships chartered for Channel Islands and Great Lakes services are also mentioned The individual histories of 310 ships from Unicorn in 1840 to the current Queen Elizabeth are featured reflecting the latest standards of research with details from registration papers and other sources There are over 700 illustrations many of which have never been published before including many in colour Great care has been taken with the layout of the book so that it is easy to follow individual chapters telling the story of the ships employed in each aspect of the company s operations The front cover has a specially commissioned painting of the original Queen Elizabeth by the renowned marine artist Stephen Card None of the many other books on Cunard presents such a comprehensive picture of its activities and we believe this book will come to be regarded as the definitive

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  • Hamburh Atlantik Liner and Deutsche Atlantik Cruise Ship Postcards
    of Scotland 1930 Hanseatic 2 Shalom Doric Royal Odyssey Regent Sun Sun Venture 1964 Hamburg Hanseatic 3 Maxim Gorky 1969 Hanseatic 3 Hamburg Maxim Gorky 1969 Hanseatic 4 Society Adventurer 1993 Hamburg Atlantik Line Fleet List in Date Order Hanseatic 1 1958 66 The new Hamburg Atlantik company acquired the three funnelled Canadian Pacific Liner Empress of Scotland built as Empress of Japan in 1930 After substantial rebuilding into the more modern looking two funnelled liner Hanseatic 1 services began between Cuxhaven Havre Southampton and New York in July 1958 1959 was Hamburg Atlantik s best year on the New York service air traffic competition becoming more significant after that Hanseatic 1 spent more time cruising and only completed eight round voyages in 1965 The Hanseatic 1 was badly damaged by fire in New York on 7th September 1966 She was towed to Hamburg but considered unsuitable for repair The Zim Lines Shalom was acquired in 1967 to replace her A complete postcard history is available on this link An early official Hamburg Atlantik art card of Hanseatic 1 An official Hamburg Atlantik postcard of Hanseatic 1 An official Hamburg Atlantik postcard of Hanseatic 1 An official Hamburg Atlantik postcard of Hanseatic 1 advertising in French three cruises from Zeebrugge on 2nd April 12th May and 29th June Unfortunately the year is not stated The card is printed by Kruger serial 920 48 A very similar postcard of Hanseatic 1 to the one above note that the position of the fourth small boat has changed This was printed was printed both as Hans Anders 13662 and Conwa 8860 both versions having Hamburg Atlantik serial 8536 A further variation of the postcards of Hanseatic 1 shown above The same image of the postcard of Hanseatic 1 shown above but with inferior colour and sharpness Scan supplied by Fred Schnittke An unusual musical postcard of Hanseatic with a 45 rpm record embossed on the front The image of the ships has been rather crudely added to a view of New York The two minute song has a men s chorus apparently extolling the virtues of the Hanseatic Scan Barbara Krim A later Hamburg Atlantik official postcard of Hanseatic 1 with exhaust extensions to the funnels A later Hamburg Atlantik official postcard of Hanseatic 1 with exhaust extensions to the funnels Deutsche Atlantik Line Hanseatic 2 1967 73 The first Hanseatic ex Empress of Scotland caught fire in New York in 1966 She was towed to Hamburg to be broken up Deutsche Atlantik were able to buy the three year old Shalom and renamed her the Hanseatic 2 Although intended for Hamburg New York service she soon spent her time cruising the world and an attractive series of official cards were issued showing many ports of call although they were not identified on the cards A complete history of this ship is shown on this link The following eight postcards are all Deutsche Atlantik official releases of the Hanseatic 2 She received generous

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  • Donalson Line Ocean Liner Postcards
    troopship during the war under Donaldson Line management and was afterwards used as the emigrant carrier to Australia and New Zealand as the Captain Cook In 1946 the company acquired two US Victory ships which were used to restart passenger services as the Lismoria and Laurentia The passenger services ceased at the end of summer 1966 and all remaining cargo ships were sold in 1967 ending the history of Donaldson Line Ships on This Page Athenia 1 Athenia 2 1923 39 Captain Cook 1951 60 Cassandra Empire Brent 1946 51 Laurentia Letitia 1 Letitia 2 1923 46 Lismoria Saturnia Associated Pages Cunard Line Ocean Liner Postcards Cruise Ship Postcards Simplon Postcards Home Page Donaldson Fleet List Athenia 1 1904 17 Athenia 1 was built as a cargo ship for the Clyde Canada service in 1904 At 7835grt she proved to be too large for the service and was converted into the first Donaldson Line passenger ship in 1905 carrying 50 1st and 450 3rd class passengers Athenia 1 transferred to Anchor Donaldson in 1916 but was lost to a U boat in 1917 Postcard of Athenia 1 Postcard of Athenia 1 Cassandra Carmia 1906 29 Cassandra was the first purpose built passenger liner of Donaldson Line She was completed in 1906 was 8135grt and carried 250 cabin and 950 steerage passengers Cassandra was transferred to Anchor Donaldson Line in 1916 In 1924 she was converted to a cargo only configuration and renamed Carmia She was sold in 1929 and scrapped in 1934 Postcard of Cassandra Postcard of Cassandra Saturnia 1910 28 Saturnia was a development of the Cassandra design and was completed in 1910 She was 8611grt 456ft long and carried 250 2nd and 950 3rd class passengers She was withdrawn in 1925 old in 1928 but scrapped in 1929 Letitia 1 was a slightly larger sister to Saturnia This postcard of Athenia 1 has been overprinted as Saturnia Presumably they had excess stocks but the two ships are very different A postcard of Saturnia in use as a wartime transport A post war card of Saturnia with Anchor Donaldson Line Letitia 1 1912 17 Letitia 1 was a slightly larger sister to Saturnia She was completed two years later and was 8911grt 470ft long compared to 456ft for Saturnia the extra length being at the foremast where the lifeboat is in the postcard below as a hospital ship Letitia 1 was wrecked in 1917 near Halifax whilst in service as a hospital ship Letitia 1 as a hospital ship Athenia 2 1923 39 Two 13000grt replacements for war losses were delivered in 1923 24 becoming Athenia 2 and Letitia 2 These ships were similar to Cunard s 13000grt A Class In 1935 Anchor Line went into voluntary liquidation and Donaldson acquired their half of Anchor Donaldson The passenger route was renamed the Donaldson Atlantic Line Athenia 2 was lost during the Second World War being the first British merchant ship to be sunk by a U Boat on 1st

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