AURELIA - IMO 5030854
|Photographer:||Chris Howell [View profile]||Title:||AURELIA||Added:||Apr 06, 2011|
|Location:||Bluff, New Zealand|
||Cruise Ships and Liners built before 1950|
|owned neg with copyright
photo late M.Downes
Considered first Overseas cruise ship to call at Bluff when she arrived on a short NZ cruise, although in reality she operated as a scheduled liner between Europe and Australasia for Cogedar Line of Italy. Her success led to the purchase and rebuilding of Cunard's Media in 1963.
Built 1939 as Huascaran for Hamburg Amerika Line.
1945 to Canadian Government.
1947 to Canadian Pacific renamed Beaverbrae in 1948.
1954 to Cia Genovese di Armamento SpA renamed Aurelia.
1970 To Chandris renamed Romanza.
4/10/1997 fire and beached Limmassol 5/10/1997.
1998 broken up Alexandria.
|Vessel type:||Passenger/cargo Ship|
|Gross tonnage:||9,511 tons|
|Summer DWT:||4,810 tons|
© carlo martinelli
© peter j. fitzpatrick
© John Dunlea
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nice pic. of a ship with an extensive history, from it's Germanic roots, post war CPR, then finally it's Greek ownerships! mrdot. |
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