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  • Eugenio Costa Postcards
    Line Premier Cruise Line Italian Liners Simplon Postcards Home Page Search This Website powered by FreeFind Eugenio C Costa 1966 84 Eugenio C was the last classic transatlantic liner built in Italy entering service in 1966 She replaced Federico C on Costa s main route to South America on which she served for 10 years As time passed more time was devoted each year to cruising After 1983 the only Atlantic crossings were twice yearly positioning voyages Eugenio C became Eugenio Costa in 1984 She finished her last cruise for Costa on November 1996 but has since sailed for Direct Cruises and Premier Costa Line official postcards of Eugenio C Costa Line official postcards of Eugenio C Costa Line official postcards of Eugenio C Costa Line official postcards of Eugenio C Costa Line official postcards of Eugenio C A Costa art card of Eugenio C from the Costa Liners set using paintings by Stephen J Card Enlarged images of the complete set are shown on this link Eugenio Costa Costa 1984 96 Costa Line official postcards of Eugenio Costa Note the additional yellow riband along the hull Brascard commercial postcard of Eugenio Costa at Santos Brasil Photo Jose Castro Giacomelli commercial postcard NE06 of Eugenio Costa at Rio de Janeiro Photo Antonio Giacomelli 02 94 HHH commercial postcard 596 of Eugenio Costa at Hamburg with the sailing ship Rickmer Rickmers Langerbauer commercial postcard HH201 of Eugenio C at Hamburg Centro Tabacai commercial postcard 71959 of Eugenio Costa at Genova with numerous Tirrenia ferries Ultrafoto commercial postcard GEN414 of Eugenio C and Enrico C at Genova with an enlargement of the ships shown below Garami commercial postcard GEN581 of Eugenio Costa at Genova with a Tirrenia ferry Unidentified commercial postcard 22 of Eugenio C at the ocean terminal in Trieste With a Soviet Ivan Franko class vessel behind CC commercial postcard 452 of Eugenio C passing beneath the 25th April Bridge in Lisbon Jose Isidoro commercial postcard 452 of Eugenio C and the 25th April Bridge in Lisbon One of the strangest cards in my collection since it is printed on cork for use as a drinks mat Edinburgh Castle Direct Cruises 1996 2000 Eugenio Costa was sold to Lowline Shipping who chartered her to Direct Cruises becoming their first ship the Edinburgh Castle Direct Cruises had been formed by Direct Holidays to operate low cost direct mail holidays sailing from northern British ports They proved to be a threat to the success of rivals Airtours and were bought out jointly by Airtours and Carnival The charter was not renewed for 2000 when the owners Lowline filed for bankruptcy Ownership passed to their main creditor Cammell Laird who have subsequently chartered the ship to Premier Cruise Line as their Big Red Boat II She has not sailed since the collapse of Premier in September 2000 An attractive Direct Cruises official card of Edinburgh Castle is shown below Simplon Postcards Serial sc2127 of Edinburgh Castle in Direct Cruises colours Photographed by Rui

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  • Costa Liner Federico C Postcards
    Website powered by FreeFind Federico C Federico C Royale StarShip Royale SeaBreeze Federico C Costa Line 1958 83 Federico C was the first new ship built for Costa Line entering service in March 1958 on a route from Genoa to Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires She continued on this run until 1966 when she was replaced by the new Eugenio C Federico C then inaugurated a route from Genoa to Florida the Caribbean and Venezuela In 1968 she received a major refit and then alternated her liner service with Caribbean cruises Cruises became her full time activity from 1972 to 1983 when she was sold to Premier Cruise Lines A Costa art card of Federico C showing her configuration as built Costa card of Federico C showing her configuration as built Costa card of Federico C showing her configuration as built A later Costa card of Federico C showing her configuration after the 1968 refit with funnel extension additional superstructure forwards replacing a hold and covered upper promenade A commercial card of Federico C showing her later configuration A Costa art card of Federico C from the Costa Liners set using paintings by Stephen J Card Enlarged images of the complete set are shown on this link StarShip Royale Premier Cruise Lines 1983 88 Premier Cruises first ship was the StarShip Royale previously the Costa Line Federico C built 1958 A Premier Cruise Lines card of StarShip Royale is shown below serial number 981434 She was sold to Dolphin in 1988 Premier Cruises official card of StarShip Royale The card gives the following information PORT CANAVERAL FLORIDA Gross tonnage 21 000 tons Length 606 feet Draft 27 feet Cruising speed 22 knots Double occupancy cabin capacity 770 Number of passenger decks 8 Modern fin stabilizer system Fully air conditioned Outdoor swimming pool Outdoor whirlpool Ship to shore communications Theater with first run movies Casino Royale Las Vegas style gambling Outer Limits Disco Big Dipper ice cream parlour Captain Video arcade Apollo Observatory Ships Registry Panama This card of StarShip Royale serial number 158 was published by Editions FISA Barcelona and uses a photo by P Asenjo Another Editions FISA card of StarShip Royale serial number 157a again using a photo by P Asenjo John Hinde Curteich card from the Bahamas showing StarShip Royale serial number 2BH 92 B Two official cards showing both Royale and Oceanic The cards give the following details The Official Cruise Line of Walt Disney World Premier s Starship Fleet the largest and most luxurious cruise fleet in Bahamas cruising Sailing from Port Canaveral Florida on 3 and 4 night cruises to Nassau and the Out Islands Name entertainment on every cruise year round Offering the Cruise and Wait Disney World Vacation Week which combines a cruise with a free visit to the world s 1 vacation resort Bahamas Scenic Prints postcard serial 54 E showing both StarShip Royale and StarShip Oceanic at Nassau SeaBreeze Dolphin Cruise Line 1988 97 SeaBreeze was acquired by Dolphin

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  • Franca C - Doulos - Ocean Liner and Cruise Ship Postcards
    as the Doulos Ship Names on this Page Franca C Costa Line 1952 77 Doulos Postcards 1984 Doulos Photographs 1984 Associated Pages Costa Line Ferry Postcards Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner Postcards Simplon Postcards Home Page Search This Website powered by FreeFind Franca C 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 by her owners mean that she may survive to see her centenary in 2014 Franca C was built as the Mallory Line fruit carrier Medina In 1947 she was bought by an Italian company Genaviter for conversion to an emigrant carrier not entering service again until 1950 The owners soon declared bankruptcy and she was acquired by Costa in 1952 Renamed Franca C she entered service from Genoa to the Caribbean in 1953 In 1957 she received a new funnel and upgraded accommodation In 1959 she was replaced on the Caribbean service by the larger Bianca C and received a more substantial refit with the promenade deck being extended to the stern She continued cruising until 1977 when sold to continue her already lengthy career as the Doulos A Costa art card of Franca C showing her original Costa configuration Official Costa card of Franca C showing her configuration after the 1970 refit Official Costa card of Franca C showing her configuration after the 1970 refit Official Costa card of Franca C showing her configuration after the 1970 refit Official Costa card of Franca C showing her configuration after the 1970 refit A Costa art card of Franca C from the Costa Liners set using paintings by Stephen J Card Enlarged images of the complete set are shown on this link Doulos Postcards 1977

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  • Oslofjord Ocean Liner and Cruise Ship Postcards
    been saved by the Ancerville Ship Names on this Page Oslofjord Norwegian America Line 1949 69 Fulvia Costa Line 1969 70 Associated Pages Costa Line Greek Line Norwegian America Line Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner Postcards Simplon Postcards Home Page Search This Website powered by FreeFind Oslofjord 3 Norwegian America Line 1949 69 Official NAL postcard E M 10 63 of Oslofjord 3 Official NAL postcard E M XII 55 of Oslofjord 3 Scan supplied by Finn Tornquist Official NAL postcard E M 2 57 of Oslofjord 3 Official NAL postcard 12 61 of Oslofjord 3 at Valletta printed by Dreyer A S Photo by Manugian Scan supplied by Finn Tornquist Official NAL postcard of Oslofjord 3 off Helsingor Scan supplied by Ralph O Hara Official NAL postcard of Oslofjord 3 taken off St Kitts Scan supplied by Michael Kenyon HHH Hans Hartz Hamburg postcard serial 1 533 of Oslofjord Postcard of Oslofjord front and Bergensfjord at Oslo A Dutch card however it has a Norwegian America Line stamp on the back so it might be official Scan supplied by Michael Kenyon NAL bagage tag showing Oslofjord 3 Stavangerfjord and either Rannenfjord or Lyngenfjord Scans supplied by Finn Tornquist Fulvia

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  • Italia - Princess Italia - Ocean Princess - Sapphire - Cruise Ship Postcards
    lifeboats mounted on lower decks giving a very spacious open top deck Her interiors were designed by Gustavo Finali and Romano Boico who designed many other fine Italian liners such as the Augustus Guglielmo Marconi Homeric Raffaello and Oceanic Construction proceeded slowly and Italia was not launched until April 1965 During fitting out both the owners and builders were declared bankrupt and ownership passed to the the creditor bank BNL BNL formed a new company Crociere d Oltremare based in Cagliari Sardinia to charter or sell the ship Italia was delivered in 1967 with a logo of red and yellow triangles on her white funnel A bareboat charter with Fratelli Cosulich Genova had been arranged and Italia ran three Mediterranean cruises for them Crociere d Oltremare then chartered her to Princess Cruises who used her to inaugurate their Mexican cruises out of Los Angeles Italia was marketed as Princess Italia during her time with although her name was not officially changed This photograph shows Italia with Crociere d Oltremare funnel colours Italia ran three Mediterranean cruises for Fratelli Cosulich followed by one year with Princess Cruises in this livery Scan Sergio de Luyk Princess Italia Princess Cruises charter 1967 73 Italia was delivered in 1967 with a logo of red and yellow triangles on her white funnel A bareboat charter with Fratelli Cosulich Genova had been arranged and Italia ran three Mediterranean cruises for them Crociere d Oltremare then chartered her to Princess Cruises who used her to inaugurate their Mexican cruises out of Los Angeles Italia was marketed as Princess Italia during her time with although her name was not officially changed At this stage she retained her original funnel logo not receiving the famous Princess logo until the following year In 1969 Princess Italia moved to Alaskan cruises out of San Francisco The charter to Princess Cruises was cancelled in 1973 and Italia was returned to Crociere d Oltremare After a partial modernisation Italia was then chartered to Costa in February 1974 although she was not purchased by them until 1977 She cruised around the world with Costa plus served on further charters until sold in September 1983 to Ocean Cruise Lines Official Princess Cruises release of Princess Italia in Acapulco plus card back This is an early card still showing Crociere d Oltremare funnel colours Scan Sergio de Luyk Official Princess Cruises release of Princess Italia The card back of this Princess release shown above Official Princess Cruises release of Princess Italia in Alaska plus card back Scan Sergio de Luyk Mexfotocolor postcard of Princess Italia in Ensenada Mexico Scan Sergio de Luyk Mexfotocolor postcard of Princess Italia in Ensenada Mexico Scan Sergio de Luyk Dedman s postcard of Princess Italia at Skagway Scan Sergio de Luyk Photograph of Princess Italia at Morea Photo Sergio de Luyk Photograph of Princess Italia at Morea Photo Sergio de Luyk Photograph of Princess Italia at Morea Photo Sergio de Luyk Photograph of Princess Italia at Morea Photo Sergio de Luyk

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  • Cunard Line Page 1 - Ocean Liner Postcards
    on the Cunard Header Page Ships Covered on this Page Umbria 1884 7 718 grt Etruria 1885 7 718 grt Feltria 1891 5 254 grt Campania 1893 12 950 grt Lucania 1893 12 952 grt Carinthia 1 1895 5 598 grt Sylvania 1 1895 5 598 grt Pavia 1 1897 2 945 grt Tyria 1897 2 936 grt Cypria 1898 2 936 grt Ultonia 1898 8 845 grt Veria 1899 3 299 grt Cunard Line Pages Cunard Header Page Cunard Page 1 Ocean Liners 1838 1899 this page Cunard Page 2 Ocean Liners 1900 1914 Cunard Page 3 Ocean Liners 1915 1939 Cunard Page 4 Ocean Liners 1940 1970 Cunard Page 5 Cruise Ships 1971 Associated Pages Carnival Cruises The UK Passenger Fleet in 1967 Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner Postcards Simplon Postcards Recent Updates Simplon Postcards Home Page References Click on images for more details www overviewpress co uk info overviewpress co uk Search This Website powered by FreeFind Cunard Line Fleet List Page 1 Ocean Liners 1838 1899 This Page is Still Under Construction Umbria 1884 7 718 grt 1900 1901 Boer War troopship 1910 scrapped Cunard Line postcard of Umbria or Etruria taking on the New York pilot Etruria 1885 7 718 grt 1909 scrapped Cunard Line postcard of Etruria or Umbria taking on the New York pilot Campania 1893 12 950 grt In 1914 Campania was converted into aircraft carrier In 1918 she broke her moorings in gale in the Firth of Forth and was sunk in collision with HMS Revenge Cunard Line postcard of Campania and Lucania Postcard of Campania Tucks Oilette postcard of Campania Framed advert for Matchless Polish using an image of Campania or Lucania Scan Andrew Andison Lucania 1893 12 952 grt Lucania was destroyed by fire in Liverpool docks in 1909

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  • Cunard Line Page 2 - Ocean Liner Postcards
    N Co Cunard purchased her in 1904 and renamed her Slavonia Slavonia was wrecked in 1909 on Flores Azores Pannonia 1904 1922 9 851 gt 1922 scrapped Carmania 1 1905 1932 19 524 gt 1914 converted to Armed Merchant Cruiser 1916 returned to owners 1932 scrapped Cunard Line card issued to cover sisters Carmania 1 and Caronia 1 Cunard Line card issued to cover sisters Carmania 1 and Caronia 1 Cunard Line card issued to cover sisters Carmania 1 and Caronia 1 Cunard Line card issued to cover sisters Carmania 1 and Caronia 1 Cunard Line card of Carmania 1 Tuck s Oilette card of Carmania 1 Tuck s Oilette card of Carmania 1 Postcard of Carmania 1 CR Hoffman postcard of Carmania 1 Caronia 1 1905 1932 19 687 gt 1914 converted to Armed Merchant Cruiser 1916 troopship 1919 returned to owners 1932 sold Japan renamed Taiseiyo Maru Cunard Line card issued to cover sisters Carmania 1 and Caronia 1 Cunard Line card issued to cover sisters Carmania 1 and Caronia 1 Cunard Line card issued to cover sisters Carmania 1 and Caronia 1 Cunard Line card issued to cover sisters Carmania 1 and Caronia 1 Cunard Line card of Caronia 1 Postcard of Caronia 1 Postcard of Caronia 1 Postcard of Caronia 1 Postcard of Caronia 1 Postcard of Caronia 1 Postcard of Caronia 1 Lusitania 1907 1915 31 550 gt Lusitania was built by John Brown Co of Clydebank and was launched in 1906 Lusitania was the world s first quadruple screw steamer and the first ship to exceed 30 000 tons Lusitania made her maiden voyage from Liverpool to New York on 7th September 1907 She was briefly the largest ship in the world until surpassed by her sister Mauretania 1 two months later Lusitania held the Blue Riband for both westbound and eastbound crossings of the Atlantic Lusitania was not requisitioned in WW1 like her sister and maintained monthly sailings between Liverpool and New York On 7th May 1915 Lusitania was torpedoed without warning by U 20 whilst off the Old Head of Kinsale and sank within 18 minutes 761 people were rescued whilst casulaties were 1 198 Complete history of Lusitania Postcard of Lusitania Postcard of Lusitania Postcard of Lusitania Postcard of Lusitania Postcard of Lusitania Postcard of Lusitania Tuck s Oilette postcard of Lusitania Postcard of Lusitania Postcard of Lusitania Mauretania 1 1907 1935 31 938 gt Mauretania 1 was a sister to the Lusitania delivered two months previously She was built by Swan Hunter Wigham Richardson on the River Tyne Mauretania 1 made her maiden voyage from Liverpool to New York on the 16th November 1907 and set an eastbound record on the return leg of that trip This was the first of eight eastbound records Mauretania 1 would set the last coming in 1924 In all she held the eastbound record from 1907 until 1929 In addition she set a westbound record in 1909 that would also stand until 1929 During

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  • Cunard Line Page 3 - Ocean Liner Postcards
    Imperator of Hamburg America Line She was taken over by the UK as a war reparation and in 1920 was purchased by Cunard and White Star lines jointly In 1921 she entered Cunard Line service as the Berengaria In 1938 Berengaria was sold for scrapping after a fire at New York Complete history of Imperator Berengaria An official Cunard Line postcard of Berengaria An official Cunard Line postcard of Berengaria An official Cunard Line postcard of Berengaria C R Hoffman Southampton postcard of Berengaria Postcard of Berengaria Postcard of Berengaria passing through the Fleet at Spithead Scythia 1921 57 Cunard Line postcard of Scythia Cunard Line postcard of Scythia Cunard White Star Line postcard of Scythia Samaria 1922 55 Cunard Line postcard of Samaria Cunard Line postcard of Samaria A variation on the card above with additional ships and background I presume these were added later since Samaria appears to be steaming at full speed very close to the tug Cunard Line postcard of Samaria Postcard of Samaria Laconia 1922 42 Cunard White Star Line postcard of Laconia Cunard White Star Line postcard of Laconia Photographic postcard of Laconia Photographic postcard of Laconia Tyrrhenia 1922 24 Lancastria 1924 40 Tyrrhenia was built for Cunard in 1922 The name was not a success and she was renamed Lancastria in 1924 She was bombed and sunk while evacuating troops from St Nazaire in 1940 with a loss of over 5000 lives Cunard Line postcard of Tyrrhenia Cunard Line postcard of Lancastria Cunard Line postcard of Lancastria Photographic postcard of Lancastria Photographic postcard of Lancastria Photographic postcard of Lancastria Andania 1922 40 A Cunard Line official card of Andania A Cunard Line official card of Andania A Cunard Line official card of Andania A Cunard Line official card of Andania A Cunard White Star Line official card of Andania A Cunard White Star Line official card of Andania A photographic card of Andania Antonia 1922 42 A Cunard Line official card of Antonia A Cunard Line official card of Antonia A Cunard Line official card of Antonia A Cunard Line official card of Antonia Ausonia 2 1922 42 A Cunard Line official card of Ausonia 2 A Cunard Line official card of Ausonia 2 A Cunard White Star Line official card of Ausonia 2 Photographic postcard of Ausonia 2 Photographic postcard of Ausonia 2 Different sky to card above Postcard of Ausonia 2 Postcard of Ausonia 2 Photographic postcard of HMS Ausonia 2 Franconia 2 1923 56 Cunard Line postcard of Franconia 2 Cunard Line postcard of Franconia 2 Cunard Line postcard of Franconia 2 Photographic postcard of Franconia 2 Photographic postcard of Franconia 2 Carinthia 1 1925 40 Cunard Line card of Carinthia 1 Cunard Line card of Carinthia 1 Photographic card of Carinthia 1 Photographic card of Carinthia 1 Cunard Line card of Carinthia 1 in white Photographic card of Carinthia 1 in white Aurania 3 1924 42 A Cunard White Star Line official card of Aurania 3 A Cunard White

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