Once Furness Withy's elegant Monarch of Bermuda The Greek liner Arkadia had also seen service as New Australia for Shaw Savill before settling into her new ownership which continued the emigrant liner role. Her new profile was comfortable enough and immensely better than some less fortunate...
Arkadia of Greek Line in her later years of service to Canada and some cruising. Partly glass enclosing of Promenade deck was only later added. The high build up at the stern was the children's play room.
Back of photo says 'Arkadia' of the Greek Line, arriving Amsterdam 17 Nov 1959.
Built: 1931 Vickers-Armstrong, Newcastle-on-Tyne
Owners: Greek Line
1931: Built as 'Monarch of Bermuda' for Furness, Withy
1949: Sold to Shaw Savill and Albion, r/n New Australia...