{"id":11632017028,"title":"Various ships\u003cbr\u003e11 ship publicity photos","handle":"various-ships-br-11-ship-publicity-photos","description":"Italian Line: A collection of eleven publicity photos showing several of the more obscure Italian Line vessels from the early post-war years. \r\n\r\nThe oldest ship shown is the AMERICO VESPUCCI. She was launched in 1942 and then scuttled in 1944 by the retreating German army. After the war she was raised and rebuilt. There are two photos of her sister ship PAOLO TOSCANELLI of 1948. One shows her as built with a white hull and superstructure space for passengers. The other is post-1957 when her hull was painted black and her passenger accommodations removed. Also shown in two photos is a third sister, the white-hulled MARCO POLO of 1948. \r\n\r\nAfter WW2 the Italian Line was able to purchase five Liberty Ships. Two are shown here - the ETNA and STROMBOLI of 1944. \r\n\r\nIn the early 1950s Compagnie Maritime des Chargeurs Reunis ordered several combo liners for their Marseilles-Saigon service. Within three years they sold them to the Italian Line when the French withdrew from Indo-China. Photos in this collection show the GALILEO FERRARIS of 1953 and the ALESSANDRO VOLTA of 1954.\r\n\r\nLastly, photos of two of the three \"Musicisti\" class taken over from Lloyd Triestino in the early 1960s - the DONIZETTI and ROSSI, both of 1951.\r\n\r\nThe photos measure from 5\" by 9\" to 6\" by 9\". They are stamped on back with the names of various Italian photographers. The ship name and\/or maiden voyage date have been written on front in ink.\r\n\r\nVery good condition.\r\n","published_at":"2017-08-02T13:24:21-04:00","created_at":"2017-08-02T13:24:21-04:00","vendor":"Nautiques","type":"- Brochures and Paper","tags":["- Brochures and Paper","Italian Line"],"price":3500,"price_min":3500,"price_max":3500,"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":47533909956,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"6048","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Various ships\u003cbr\u003e11 ship publicity photos","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":3500,"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\/Various_ships_11_ship_publivity_photo.jpg?v=1503518771"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2236\/1411\/products\/Various_ships_11_ship_publivity_photo.jpg?v=1503518771","options":["Title"],"content":"Italian Line: A collection of eleven publicity photos showing several of the more obscure Italian Line vessels from the early post-war years. \r\n\r\nThe oldest ship shown is the AMERICO VESPUCCI. She was launched in 1942 and then scuttled in 1944 by the retreating German army. After the war she was raised and rebuilt. There are two photos of her sister ship PAOLO TOSCANELLI of 1948. One shows her as built with a white hull and superstructure space for passengers. The other is post-1957 when her hull was painted black and her passenger accommodations removed. Also shown in two photos is a third sister, the white-hulled MARCO POLO of 1948. \r\n\r\nAfter WW2 the Italian Line was able to purchase five Liberty Ships. Two are shown here - the ETNA and STROMBOLI of 1944. \r\n\r\nIn the early 1950s Compagnie Maritime des Chargeurs Reunis ordered several combo liners for their Marseilles-Saigon service. Within three years they sold them to the Italian Line when the French withdrew from Indo-China. Photos in this collection show the GALILEO FERRARIS of 1953 and the ALESSANDRO VOLTA of 1954.\r\n\r\nLastly, photos of two of the three \"Musicisti\" class taken over from Lloyd Triestino in the early 1960s - the DONIZETTI and ROSSI, both of 1951.\r\n\r\nThe photos measure from 5\" by 9\" to 6\" by 9\". They are stamped on back with the names of various Italian photographers. The ship name and\/or maiden voyage date have been written on front in ink.\r\n\r\nVery good condition.\r\n"}

Various ships<br>11 ship publicity photos

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Italian Line: A collection of eleven publicity photos showing several of the more obscure Italian Line vessels from the early post-war years. The oldest ship shown is the AMERICO VESPUCCI. She was launched in 1942 and then scuttled in 1944 by the retreating German army. After the war she was raised and rebuilt. There are two photos of her sister ship PAOLO TOSCANELLI of 1948. One shows her as built with a white hull and superstructure space for passengers. The other is post-1957 when her hull was painted black and her passenger accommodations removed. Also shown in two photos is a third sister, the white-hulled MARCO POLO of 1948. After WW2 the Italian Line was able to purchase five Liberty Ships. Two are shown here - the ETNA and STROMBOLI of 1944. In the early 1950s Compagnie Maritime des Chargeurs Reunis ordered several combo liners for their Marseilles-Saigon service. Within three years they sold them to the Italian Line when the French withdrew from Indo-China. Photos in this collection show the GALILEO FERRARIS of 1953 and the ALESSANDRO VOLTA of 1954. Lastly, photos of two of the three "Musicisti" class taken over from Lloyd Triestino in the early 1960s - the DONIZETTI and ROSSI, both of 1951. The photos measure from 5" by 9" to 6" by 9". They are stamped on back with the names of various Italian photographers. The ship name and/or maiden voyage date have been written on front in ink. Very good condition.
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