Launched from the Ansaldo dockyard in Genova-Sestri on the 16th of July, 1951,¬† she took service in 1953 for the Italia Company of Genova on the North Atlantic line brtween Genova and New York
At the time she was considered a masterpiece of the Italian naval engineering.
She sunk in atlantic on the 26th of July 1956 after she had been rammed from the Swedish liner STOCKHOLM.
Full load displacement 29700 t -Top engine power 52000 Hp – Normal service speed 23 knots – Total crew¬† 600 men – Top transport capacity 1248 passengers
13 big sheets from original dockyard plans dated¬† 1952.11.23:¬† sheer, profile (starboard side view), longitudinal section and decks
Also available (on demand) the sheer plan at¬†1:50 scale