{"id":93967679492,"title":"ANTILLES: 1953 - B 4 wreck","handle":"antilles-1953-br-b-4-wreck","description":"French Line: A fold-out (18\" by 24\") deck plan for ANTILLES, CGT's deluxe little liner of 1953. The plan was issued in October 1968, after her sister FLANDRE had been sold and when the ship was used mainly in Caribbean cruise service. \r\n\r\nSeven decks are shown along with the divisions between First and Cabin classes. There are also six b\u0026amp;w photos showing off her smart and rich looking interiors. \r\n\r\nOn January 8, 1971, the ANTILLES was on a slow cruise through the Caribbean, taking in as many of the sites as possible. The captain decided to swing close to the island of Mustique which was then in the news as a get-away for the rich and famous. His charts, incorrectly, told him he could sail through the North Passage, close to both the island and rock outcroppings called The Pillories. Unfortunately there was an unmarked reef directly in the ship's path. Islanders recognized the danger and a pilot even buzzed the ship in his small plane in a fruitless effort to stop it. The captain ignored the warnings and the ANTILLES drove at 16 knots right up on an uncharted reef, ripping much of the bottom off the ship. Fuel lines ruptured and soon the ship was both sinking and ablaze. Luckily all passengers and crew were evacuated safely but the ship heeled over on its side and burned out. Today the wreck is in shallow water but still a challenging dive because of strong currents. Go a Google search and you will find photos of the wreck. \r\n\r\nExcellent condition. \r\n","published_at":"2017-11-21T14:56:52-05:00","created_at":"2017-11-21T14:56:52-05:00","vendor":"LOWE","type":"- Deck Plans","tags":["- Deck Plans","French Line"],"price":2500,"price_min":2500,"price_max":2500,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":454560022532,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"3006","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"ANTILLES: 1953 - B 4 wreck","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":2500,"weight":113,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":1,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":""}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2236\/1411\/products\/3006.jpg?v=1511294445"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2236\/1411\/products\/3006.jpg?v=1511294445","options":["Title"],"content":"French Line: A fold-out (18\" by 24\") deck plan for ANTILLES, CGT's deluxe little liner of 1953. The plan was issued in October 1968, after her sister FLANDRE had been sold and when the ship was used mainly in Caribbean cruise service. \r\n\r\nSeven decks are shown along with the divisions between First and Cabin classes. There are also six b\u0026amp;w photos showing off her smart and rich looking interiors. \r\n\r\nOn January 8, 1971, the ANTILLES was on a slow cruise through the Caribbean, taking in as many of the sites as possible. The captain decided to swing close to the island of Mustique which was then in the news as a get-away for the rich and famous. His charts, incorrectly, told him he could sail through the North Passage, close to both the island and rock outcroppings called The Pillories. Unfortunately there was an unmarked reef directly in the ship's path. Islanders recognized the danger and a pilot even buzzed the ship in his small plane in a fruitless effort to stop it. The captain ignored the warnings and the ANTILLES drove at 16 knots right up on an uncharted reef, ripping much of the bottom off the ship. Fuel lines ruptured and soon the ship was both sinking and ablaze. Luckily all passengers and crew were evacuated safely but the ship heeled over on its side and burned out. Today the wreck is in shallow water but still a challenging dive because of strong currents. Go a Google search and you will find photos of the wreck. \r\n\r\nExcellent condition. \r\n"}

ANTILLES: 1953 - B 4 wreck

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French Line: A fold-out (18" by 24") deck plan for ANTILLES, CGT's deluxe little liner of 1953. The plan was issued in October 1968, after her sister FLANDRE had been sold and when the ship was used mainly in Caribbean cruise service. Seven decks are shown along with the divisions between First and Cabin classes. There are also six b&w photos showing off her smart and rich looking interiors. On January 8, 1971, the ANTILLES was on a slow cruise through the Caribbean, taking in as many of the sites as possible. The captain decided to swing close to the island of Mustique which was then in the news as a get-away for the rich and famous. His charts, incorrectly, told him he could sail through the North Passage, close to both the island and rock outcroppings called The Pillories. Unfortunately there was an unmarked reef directly in the ship's path. Islanders recognized the danger and a pilot even buzzed the ship in his small plane in a fruitless effort to stop it. The captain ignored the warnings and the ANTILLES drove at 16 knots right up on an uncharted reef, ripping much of the bottom off the ship. Fuel lines ruptured and soon the ship was both sinking and ablaze. Luckily all passengers and crew were evacuated safely but the ship heeled over on its side and burned out. Today the wreck is in shallow water but still a challenging dive because of strong currents. Go a Google search and you will find photos of the wreck. Excellent condition.
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