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  • Cunard Line - Page 4 - Ocean Liner Postcards
    she was chartered to Costa Line who refitted her as a cruise ship She operated Caribbean cruises from Miami and was so successful Costa bought her in 1969 Her engines became troublesome so she was sold in 1982 having various owners and names until being scrapped in 1989 having never actually entered service again since leaving Costa A complete history of this ship is available on this link This is an early official Cunard card of Media with only partially closed promenade deck also issued as Parthia A later official Cunard card of Media with fully glazed promenade deck also issued as Parthia Parthia 1947 61 The Cunard cargo passenger liner Parthia of 1947 was a sister of Media They were used on intermediate Liverpool New York or Canada services The sisters were uneconomic and were sold in 1961 Parthia going to the P O Group company New Zealand Shiping Co renamed Remuera She re entered service in June 1962 following rebuilding of upperworks aft In 1965 she was transferred within P O to the Eastern Australian SS Co for their Hong Kong Melbourne service Renamed Aramac She was broken up in 1969 A complete history of this ship is available on this link This an official Cunard card of Parthia also issued as Media This an official Cunard card of the Long Gallery on Parthia This an official Cunard card of the Drawing Room on Parthia Caronia 1948 68 Southampton Le Havre New York service plus cruises 34274 tons 715ft long 860 passengers A Cunard Line official card of Caronia serial number B 1819 A Cunard Line official card of Caronia serial number B 139 A J Salmon postcard serial 5194 of Caronia A Valentines postcard serial 1793 of Caronia A J Arthur Dixon postcard serial SS 1145 of Caronia A Mirro Krome postcard by S Crocker San Francisco serial FF 127 of Caronia leaving Miraflores Locks Panama Canal A Galachrome postcard no serial number of Caronia Saxonia Carmania 1954 73 1 Rotterdam Southampton Cobh Quebec Montreal service 2 New York Bermuda summer 21700 tons 608ft long 920 passengers A complete history of this ship is available on this link Cunard Line official card of Saxonia Cunard Line official card of Saxonia Valentines postcard RP 288 of Saxonia Salmon postcard 5338 of Saxonia Cunard Line official card of the tourist class restaurant on Saxonia An After the Battle postcard of Carmania ex Saxonia serial number P133 A Cunard Line official card of Carmania ex Saxonia serial number B 1992 A Cunard Line official card serial number B 2055 of Carmania ex Saxonia This card was also issued as Franconia ex Ivernia Ivernia Franconia 1954 73 1 Rotterdam Southampton Cobh Quebec Montreal service 2 New York Bermuda summer 21700 tons 608ft long 920 passengers A complete history of this ship is available on this link Cunard Line official card of Ivernia Photo Precision postcard S20613 of Ivernia Judges postcard 28302 of Ivernia A Cunard Line official card of Franconia ex

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  • White Star Line Page 1 (before 1900) - Ocean Liner Postcards
    gross tons Oceanic 2 1899 1914 17 274 gross tons Persic 1899 1927 11 973 gross tons Tauric 1891 1903 5 728 gross tons Teutonic 1889 1921 9 984 gross tons White Star Line Pages White Star Header Page White Star Page 1 up to 1899 this page White Star Page 2 1900 1914 White Star Page 3 1915 1950s Associated Pages Ferry Postcards Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner Postcards Simplon Postcards Recent Updates Simplon Postcards Home Page Search This Website powered by FreeFind White Star Fleet List Page 1 pre 1900 Adriatic 1 1872 1899 3 888 gross tons Images to be added Germanic 1874 1904 5 008 gross tons Images to be added Britannic 1 1874 1903 5 004 gross tons Images to be added Coptic 1881 1906 4 367 gross tons Images to be added Doric 1 1883 1906 4 784 gross tons Images to be added Gaelic 2 1885 1905 4 206 gross tons Images to be added Belgic 2 1885 1899 4 212 gross tons Images to be added Teutonic 1889 1921 9 984 gross tons White Star Line postcard of Teutonic Scan Carlos Monteiro Postcard of Teutonic Postcard of Teutonic Majestic 1 1890 1914 9 965 gross tons White Star Line postcard of Majestic 1 White Star Line postcard of Majestic 1 Click to open larger image in new window Magnetic 1891 1932 691 gross tons Images to be added Nomadic 1 1891 1903 5 749 gross tons Images to be added Tauric 1891 1903 5 728 gross tons Images to be added Bovic 1892 1922 6 583 gross tons Images to be added Gothic 1893 1907 1911 1913 7 755 gross tons Images to be added Cevic 1894 1914 8 301 gross tons Images to be added Georgic 1 1895 1916 10 077

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  • White Star Line Page 2 - Ocean Liner Postcards
    Arabic Click to open larger image in new window Tuck s Celebrated Liners postcard of Arabic Tuck s Celebrated Liners postcard of Arabic Click to open larger image in new window Postcard of Arabic at Villefranche Canopic built 1900 1903 1925 12 268 gt Postcard of Canopic Postcard of Canopic at Boston Armenian built 1895 1903 1914 8 825 gt Images to be added Cretic built 1902 1903 1923 13 507 gt Photographic postcard of Cretic Tuck s Celebrated Liners postcard of Cretic Tuck s Celebrated Liners postcard of Cretic Click to open larger image in new window Valentine s postcard of Cretic Click to open larger image in new window Ionic 2 1903 1932 12 352 gt Republic 2 1903 1909 15 378 gt White Star Line postcard of Republic 2 Postcard of Republic 2 Photographic postcard of Republic 2 Romanic built 1898 1903 1912 11 394 gt White Star Line postcard of Romanic at Palermo Click to open larger image in new window Victorian built 1895 1903 1904 Russian 1914 1916 8 825 gt Images to be added Cufic 2 built 1895 1904 1923 8 249 gt Images to be added Baltic 2 1904 1933 23 876 gt White Star Line postcard of Baltic 2 Posted from the ship date and postmark illegible although there is a partial Paquebot mark on the front Message reads This is just to give you an idea about the boat We left Prince s Landing Stage punctually at 3 5 Adeline Gertie Hamish Tony A Sallie Edie Raymond all came on board the cabin seems very nice I have a window instead of a port hole which I can keep open always The crowd do not look interesting at first site and I don t see many English among the numbers Maud Clegg Click to open larger image in new window White Star Line postcard of Baltic 2 Overprint on the back for the Exchange Station Hotel Liverpool White Star Line postcard of Baltic 2 Tuck s Celebrated Liners postcard of Baltic 2 Click to open larger image in new window Victoria Albany Richmond postcard of Baltic 2 Click to open larger image in new window State Series postcard 202932 of Baltic 2 Click to open larger image in new window Postcard of Baltic 2 Postcard of Baltic 2 Tuck s Oilette postcard of Baltic 2 Postcard of Baltic 2 Postcard of Baltic 2 Postcard of Baltic 2 at Liverpool with tender Real Photographs postcard of Baltic 2 Tropic 2 built 1896 1904 1923 8 262 gt Images to be added Adriatic 2 1907 1935 24 541 gt White Star Line postcard of Adriatic 2 White Star Line postcard of Adriatic 2 Tuck s postcard 9503 of Adriatic 2 passing the Needles Isle of Wight Click to open larger image in new window White Star Line postcard of Adriatic 2 White Star Line postcard of Adriatic 2 White Star Line postcard of Adriatic 2 The card above overstamped by White Star s

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  • White Star Line Page 3 - Ocean Liner Postcards
    Home Page Search This Website powered by FreeFind White Star Fleet List Page 3 1915 1960 Lapland built 1908 1914 1920 18 565 gross tons Images to be added Britannic 2 1915 1916 48 158 gross tons The Britannic was the third of three sisters the others being the Olympic 1911 and the Titanic 1913 Postcard of the Britannic 2 as a hospital ship Modern postcard of the Britannic 2 from an attractive series on British four funnelled liners Enlarged image from the modern postcard of the Britannic 2 shown above Belgic 4 1917 1923 24 547 gross tons Images to be added Justicia 1917 1918 32 234 gross tons Images to be added Vedic 1918 1934 9 332 gross tons White Star Line postcard of the Vedic White Star Line postcard of the Vedic Click to open larger image in new window Arabic 3 built 1908 1921 1925 1930 1931 16 786 gross tons Arabic 3 was built in 1908 as the Norddeutsche Lloyd ship Berlin 2 She was handed over to the British as a war reparation and ere entered service with the White Star Line in 1921 as the Arabic 3 Between 1925 1929 she served with Red Star Line still under the name Arabic before reverting briefly to White Star service in 1930 Arabic 3 was scrapped in 1931 White Star Line postcard of the Arabic 3 White Star Line postcard of the Arabic 3 Variation on the card above the sailing boats have gone Homeric built 1913 1922 1936 34 351 gross tons White Star Line postcard of Homeric White Star Line postcard of Homeric White Star Line postcard of Homeric White Star Line postcard of Homeric Cunard White Star Line postcard of Homeric Postcard of Homeric F G O Stuart postcard of Homeric Postcard of Homeric Postcard of Homeric Postcard of Homeric Photographic postcard of Homeric Postcard of 3rd Class General Room on Homeric Majestic 2 built 1914 1922 1936 56 551 gross tons Majestic was built in 1914 as the HAPAG liner Bismarck Bismarck was passed to the UK after the war and became the White Star Liner Majestic in 1992 Ownership passed to Cunard White Star in 1934 and Majestic was sold to the Admiralty in 1936 becoming the cadet ship HMS Caledonia Bismarck Majestic was 56 551 gross tons and was marketed as the world s largest ship for a period Complete history of Bismarck Majestic White Star Line postcard of Majestic 2 White Star Line postcard of Majestic 2 variation on the card above White Star Line postcard of Majestic 2 White Star Line postcard of Majestic 2 White Star Line postcard of Majestic 2 Postcard of Majestic 2 Postcard of Majestic 2 at Halifax Photographic postcard of Majestic 2 Pittsburgh 1922 1925 16 322 gross tons Images to be added Doric 2 1922 1935 16 484 gross tons White Star Line postcard of Doric 2 Click to open larger image in new window White Star Line postcard of Doric

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  • Aquitania - Cunard Line - Ocean Liner Postcards
    Cunard Line postcard of Aquitania Click to open larger image in new tab window Cunard Line postcard of Aquitania Click to open larger image in new tab window Cunard Line postcard of Aquitania Click to open larger image in new tab window Cunard Line postcard of Aquitania Click to open larger image in new tab window Cunard Line postcard of Aquitania Cunard Line postcard of Aquitania Cunard Line postcard of Aquitania Cunard Line postcard advertising Mauretania Aquitania and Berengaria the post WW1 express fleet Click to open larger image in new tab window Cunard Line postcard of Mauretania advertising Mauretania Aquitania and Berengaria the post WW1 express fleet Click to open larger image in new tab window Cunard White Star Line postcard A2585 of Aquitania with flying boat on left Click to open larger image in new tab window Cunard White Star Line postcard A2585 of Aquitania with flying boat on left Alternative copy of the card above Cunard White Star Line postcard A2585 of Aquitania with flying boat on left Alternative copy of the card above Cunard White Star Line postcard of Aquitania Same image as cards above but without flying boat on left Card posted 1948 Scan Shayne Kelly Postcard of Aquitania posted in 1913 Click to open larger image in new tab window Postcard of Aquitania Click to open larger image in new tab window US published postcard of Aquitania Click to open larger image in new tab window Monochrome Printed Postcards Sectional view postcard of Aquitania Click to open larger image in new tab window Postcard of Aquitania Postcard of Aquitania Click to open larger image in new tab window Postcard of Aquitania Click to open larger image in new tab window Postcard of Aquitania Click to open larger image in new tab window Postcard of Aquitania Postcard of Aquitania Slight variation on the card above note Tonnage font Postcard of Aquitania Variation on the postcard image above Postcard of Aquitania as a WW1 hospital ship Cherbourg postcard labelled as Aquitania but actually showing Olympic Real Photographic Postcards C R Hoffman photographic postcard of Aquitania Click to open larger image in new tab window Photographic postcard of Aquitania Click to open larger image in new tab window Photographic postcard of Aquitania Click to open larger image in new tab window Bridge House WH Smith photographic postcard S20226 of Aquitania posted in 1948 Click to open larger image in new tab window Kingsway WH Smith photographic postcard S 14767 of Aquitania Click to open larger image in new tab window Photographic postcard of Aquitania F G O Stuart photographic postcard of Aquitania Photographic postcard of Aquitania Kirk s photographic postcard of Aquitania Photograph of Aquitania as a WW2 troop ship Valentine s aerial photographic postcard 224335 of liners at Southampton including Aquitania Other liners include Majestic Berengaria Homeric Empress of Britain plus Union Castle and Royal Mail Lines ships Click to open larger image in new tab window Interiors Postcards Second Cabin Dining Room on Aquitania from

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  • Berengaria - Cunard Line - Ocean Liner Postcards
    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 Home Page Search This Website powered by FreeFind Imperator HAPAG 1913 1919 Imperator Colour Art Postcards HAPAG advertising postcard for Imperator German art postcard of Imperator American art postcard of Imperator German art postcard of Imperator at Hamburg German art postcard of Imperator after the bow eagle was removed Imperator Monochrome Postcards Imperator Interior Postcards The Ballroom on Imperator The Promenade Deck on Imperator The Children s Room on Imperator Berengaria Cunard 1920 1938 Berengaria Colour Art Postcards An official Cunard Line postcard of Berengaria An official Cunard Line postcard of Berengaria An official Cunard Line postcard of Berengaria An official Cunard Line postcard of Berengaria Postcard of Berengaria Postcard of Berengaria Berengaria Monochrome Postcards Postcard of Berengaria Postcard of Berengaria Postcard of Berengaria Berengaria Real Photographic Postcards C R Hoffman Southampton real photographic postcard of Berengaria Kingsway real photographic postcard of Berengaria Kingsway real photographic postcard of Berengaria F G O Stuart real photographic postcard of

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  • Carinthia - Fairland - Fairsea - Fair Princess - China Sea Discovery - Ocean Liner and Cruise Ship Postcards
    1999 P O Princess Cruises Page 3 2000 2005 P O Liners Page 1 1837 1899 P O Liners Page 2 1900 1914 P O Liners Page 3 1915 1939 P O Liners Page 4 1940 1961 P O Australia P O Princess Cruises Photographs P O Princess Cruises Cards by Simplon Postcards Swan Hellenic Former P O Subsidiary Associated Pages Cunard Line Sitmar Line Ferry Postcards Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner Postcards Simplon Postcards Home Page References Search This Website powered by FreeFind Carinthia Cunard Line 1956 68 21900 tons 608ft long 860 passengers 1 Rotterdam Southampton Le Havre Quebec Montreal service 2 Liverpool Greenock Quebec Montreal service also cruises A Cunard Line official card of Carinthia serial numbers B 1469 B 1968 B 2119 B 2280 are all available on this card An After the Battle postcard of Carinthia serial number P132 Photo Precision postcard PT19371 of Carinthia at Liverpool Harold Jordan postcard L6 of Carinthia at Liverpool Fairland Sitmar Line 1968 71 Fairwind and Fairland at Southampton before conversion Publisher J Arthur Dixon L1 8860 Hants Fairwind and Fairland at Southampton Enlarged imege from the card above Fairwind and Fairland at Southampton Publisher J Arthur Dixon PHA 21473 Hants Fairsea Sitmar Line 1971 88 Sitmar Cruises official postcard of Fairsea Sitmar Cruises oversized official postcard of Fairsea in Alaska Enlarged image from the oversized official postcard of Fairsea above Sitmar Cruises oversized official postcard of Fairsea Commercial postcard of either Fairsea or Fairwind at Cabo San Lucas Mexico Fairsea 2 in drydock in San Francisco 1981 Photo Dom Costa Click on image to open larger version in new window Fair Princess Princess Cruises 1988 97 Sitmar s Fairwind and Fairsea became the Dawn Princess and Fair Princess within the Princess Cruises fleet Both ships were eventually displaced

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  • Saxonia - Carmania - Ocean Liner and Cruise Ship Postcards
    round voyages across the Atlantic when she was sent back to her builders in September 1962 reappearing as the Carmania in Cunard s cruising green livery The interiors had been refitted and a new lido had been built on the aft decks replacing the aft cargo hatches passenger capacity had been reduced to 117 first and 764 tourist class and air conditioning had been installed throughout Her sister Ivernia joined her as Franconia soon afterwards Despite the cruising modifications Carmania re entered service on the North Atlantic run in April 1963 She ran successfully through the summer and switched to her planned cruising itinerary from Port Everglades in the winter Other ships in the Cunard fleet including the Queens were being sent on experimental cruises from this time The later sisters Carinthia and Sylvania had continued on year round trans Atlantic service Passenger numbers were dropping particularly in winter and Sylvania was sent on a cruise from Liverpool in February 1965 despite not being suited to such work Carinthia followed suit on her first winter cruise in January 1966 May 1966 saw the national Seaman s strike in the UK All four sisters were affected being held at Southampton or Liverpool Services were resumed in July but the strike had a devastating effect on Cunard s finances The following year 1967 the announcement was made of the withdrawal of all Cunard liners apart from Carmania Franconia and the new Queen Elizabeth 2 Carmania was used purely for cruising after a final summer on the Atlantic in 1967 and received a white hull at the same time In 1970 Cunard took a 50 interest in Overseas National Airways which had two cruise ships on order to operate on fly cruises forming the company Cunard ONA Shortly after this ONA were forced to withdraw from the arrangement leaving Cunard to continue alone The ships were delivered as Cunard Adventurer and Cunard Ambassador In 1971 Cunard was taken over by Trafalgar House They looked at upgrading the Carmania and Franconia but decided it would be too expensive and the ships were withdrawn and offered for sale to be replaced by the new Cunard Adventurer and Cunard Ambassador Franconia left on her last Bermuda cruise on 2nd October 1971 whilst Carmania s last cruise left Naples for Southampton on 24th October arriving on the 31st the last day of the four sisters in Cunard service Carmania and Franconia remained at Southampton for seven months when they were moved to the River Fal where they joined the Southern Cross which had been withdrawn shortly after them At one point is was hoped to sell them to Ted Arison for his fledgling Carnival Cruises but agreement could not be reached Carmania and Franconia eventually began new careers under the hammer and sickle as the Leonid Sobinov and Fedor Shalyapin The sisters received very little interior changes before beginning a varied career as Soviet cruise ships travelling all over the world Following the break up of the

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