What happened to the SS Norway?
In 1979, Norwegian Caribbean Line ( Norwegian Cruise Line) purchased the vessel and renamed her SS Norway . She spent more than two decades under the NCL flag. In 2006, SS Norway was sold for scrapping. We should note that the cruise line changed her name to Blue Lady when selling the liner.
Is the SS Norway still sailing?
The SS France Returns Home October 2018: The SS France is back in Le Havre, France. She was later converted into a cruise ship called the SS Norway , for NCL, but still retained much of her Ocean Liner appeal. I was lucky to be on-board her in 2001, for her final transatlantic crossing from Miami to Southampton.
How long was the SS Norway?
She was a sleek vessel with classic lines, reminiscent of grand ocean liners of her era, but coming in at 1,037 feet (316 meters), she was the longest passenger ship in the world.
When was the SS France built?
What does the SS stand for on a ship?
Did the Ile de France sink?
After the war, Île de France resumed transatlantic operations. Her last hurrah came just before she was scrapped in 1959, “starring” in the movie The Last Voyage as a doomed ocean liner, and actually being partially sunk , while scenes were being filmed with actors playing their parts in the flooded ship.
When did the Ile de France sink?
July 25, 1956
What does ocean liner mean?
An ocean liner is a passenger ship primarily used as a form of transportation across seas or oceans. Cargo vessels running to a schedule are sometimes called liners .