In this view of the frozen Hudson River, the then new French Liner, France is seen beginning the return leg of her Maiden Voyage on 13 February, 1962. In addition to the France, the liners Cristoforo Colombo of the Italian Line, the America and United States of the US Line, and the Ivernia of the C
Built 1954 for the Italia Soc. Per Azioni de Nav.
680 X 88 feet with a draft of 33.4 feet
Speed 23 knots, twin screw turbine
Sold & renamed Great Seas
Sister to the Andrea Doria, but the Cristiforo Colombo had a water tight door that her sister reportedly needed but