Home Lines Homeric is seen at her New York pier in early, 1964. She was about to undertake her first sailing as a full time cruise ship for the company. Notice the addition of the two large passenger launches placed on her foredeck. She doesnt have davits for hoisting these large and ***bersome
The former Saxonia was renamed Carmania in 1962, and she underwent a major refit to make her more suitable as a full time cruise ship. This included the complete removal of all of after cargo hatches, and handling gear. A swimming pool, and a horseshoe shaped lido deck were added in their place.
This color view of the second Mauretania, showing her in her cruising colors of two-tone green, was taken during her final departure from Southampton on November 20, 1965. She remained a beautiful ship right up to the end.
A fine broadside view of the former record breaker sporting a white hull for cruises to the West Indies, during the Great Depression. Taken in January 1934, her days were clearly numbered by this time.
The Mauretania is seen in 1933 with a fresh new coat of white paint applied to her hull. From this time forward, she would be based in New York, and serve as a full time cruise ship sailing to the West Indies during the height of the Great Depression. She would only make occasional sailings on her