|Photographer:||Anton Heuff [View profile]||Title:||KRALJICA MARIJA||Added:||May 15, 2008|
|Jugoslavenski Lloyd's KRALJICA MARIJA is seen here at anchor in the San Marco Basin in Venice, ready to depart. In the background is the church of Santa Maria della Salute, which marks the entrance of the Canal Grande.
Built 1906 as ARAGUAYA at Workman Clark & Co, Belfast for Royal Mail Steam Packet Co., England. 10,537 gross tons. 300 1st, 100 2nd and 800 3rd class passengers. Employed on the Southampton - Buenos Aires service, 1926 refitted for cruising. 1930 sold to Yugoslavenski Lloyd, Dubrovnik, Kingdom Yugoslavia. Renamed KRALJICA MARIJA. Cruising the Adriatic, Mediterranean and Black Sea. 1940 to French Government, renamed SAVOIE. Sunk 8 November 1942 near Casablanca during Allied landings in North Africa.
More on her here.
Scanned from a picture postcard (slightly cropped), used in 1934 by a cruise passenger and put in the mail at Kotor. Please credit Fleet File Rotterdam's collection when you save the scan to your computer.