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While initially designed to haul freight, during construction Cunard added deluxe First Class accommodations for 250 passengers. \u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eBesides an aerial rendering of one of the sisters, there is a b\u0026amp;w photo of the MEDIA's Lounge showing a gorgeous tiger maple baby grand piano. Up on Promenade Deck the ships had an array of public rooms starting with the Smoking Room overlooking the bow, passing through a foyer, Cocktail Bar, Long Gallery, Drawing and Writing Room, and ending with the Lounge. \u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eA and B decks were filled with large cabins, all with private baths. At the front of B Deck was an intimate Dining Saloon. With a congenial crowd, this would be a nice way to cross the Atlantic. \u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThe ships attracted a moneyed set who wanted more intimate surroundings than what was offered on crowded bigger ships. But those passengers needed strong stomachs. Capt. Harry Arnott wrote in \"Captain of the QUEEN\" that the ships \"tended to roll and pitch around the Atlantic like a couple of sick sea horses.\" Stabilizers eventually steadied the MEDIA but they were not fitted on PARTHIA. Arnott comments that the ship \"was one of the most violently unstable ships ever to cross the Atlantic.\" \u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThe vessels were not successes for Cunard. They didn't carry enough cargo, and as air travel took over their passenger loads dropped. In the fall of 1961 both were sold out of the fleet. The MEDIA was rebuilt as Costa's FLAVIA to carry 1,320 passengers. She was scrapped in 1989. The PARTHIA went to New Zealand Shipping to become their REMUERA. She was scrapped in 1970. \u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eVery in good condition."}

MEDIA & PARTHIA - Deck plan from 1950

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Cunard Line: A fold-out (12 panels, 36" long) plan from May, 1950, showing the three decks of passenger accommodations aboard the combo twins MEDIA and PARTHIA. While initially designed to haul freight, during construction Cunard added deluxe First Class accommodations for 250 passengers.

Besides an aerial rendering of one of the sisters, there is a b&w photo of the MEDIA's Lounge showing a gorgeous tiger maple baby grand piano. Up on Promenade Deck the ships had an array of public rooms starting with the Smoking Room overlooking the bow, passing through a foyer, Cocktail Bar, Long Gallery, Drawing and Writing Room, and ending with the Lounge.

A and B decks were filled with large cabins, all with private baths. At the front of B Deck was an intimate Dining Saloon. With a congenial crowd, this would be a nice way to cross the Atlantic.

The ships attracted a moneyed set who wanted more intimate surroundings than what was offered on crowded bigger ships. But those passengers needed strong stomachs. Capt. Harry Arnott wrote in "Captain of the QUEEN" that the ships "tended to roll and pitch around the Atlantic like a couple of sick sea horses." Stabilizers eventually steadied the MEDIA but they were not fitted on PARTHIA. Arnott comments that the ship "was one of the most violently unstable ships ever to cross the Atlantic."

The vessels were not successes for Cunard. They didn't carry enough cargo, and as air travel took over their passenger loads dropped. In the fall of 1961 both were sold out of the fleet. The MEDIA was rebuilt as Costa's FLAVIA to carry 1,320 passengers. She was scrapped in 1989. The PARTHIA went to New Zealand Shipping to become their REMUERA. She was scrapped in 1970.

Very in good condition.
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