The Liberte and Ile De France are seen together in this shot from the 1950s. It was probably not common for both ships to be in the same port together, since they maintained a tandem schedule that saw the two ships sailing from opposite sides of the Atlantic at any given time.
The German record passenger liner EUROPA seen here during a maximum speed trials run after being requisitioned by the German Navy (Kriegsmarine) for the use as a troop ship in 1940.
The EUROPA (49,746 GRT / 20,425 NET) was ordered in 1927, and launched on 15 Aug 1928 by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg. On th
The German record passenger liner Europa seen here during completion at the Blohm and Voss yard in Hamburg, photographed in the second half of 1929.
The Europa (49,746 grt/20,425 nrt) was launched on Aug. 15th, 1928 by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg and left Bremerhaven for her maiden voyage on March 19th,
CGTs new Liberte is shown from a distance, approaching New York in 1950. The former Europas rehabilitation into the French Lines new flagship had taken five years, and had involved a minor sinking of the ship at Le Havre in December, 1946, as well as another fire onboard in October, 1949.
Another view of Luxury Liner Row in New York City, and this time, the picture was taken in the late 1950s, or early 1960s. A classic view showing what would prove to be some of the last great North Atlantic Liners.
The German record passenger liner Europa seen here camouflaged in naval service during a test run in the second half of 1940.
The Europa (49,746 grt/20,425 nrt) was launched on Aug. 15th, 1928 by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg and left Bremerhaven for her maiden voyage on March 19th, 1930 after her completi
The nearly completed German ocean liner Europa (49,746 GRT / 56,400 ts) on fire at the equipment dock in Hamburg on 29 March 1929. The fire raged all day long and was not extinguished until the evening, badly damaging the ships turbines and hull. The cause of the fire has never been clearly determin
Post card from my mother's 1938 voyage to USA. Back Says: From Bremer[haven] to NY in 5 1/2 days.
From Wikipedia: The SS Europa (later SS Liberté) was a 1929 German built ocean liner constructed for the Norddeutsche Lloyd line (NDL) to work the transatlantic sea route. She and her sister ship, the