Built 1932 by Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. Quincy, Mass.
18,017 gross tons, 632 foot x 79.4 foot beam
Launched 10/10/31 as Monterey
12/5/32 Voyage New York to San Francisco
May 1932 first voyage San Francisco to Sydney
1941 - 1946 served as troopship
Re-fit post WWII put on hold
The main dining room as it was following post war reconstruction
For a comparative view of the room in the pre-war period see here:http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/316181/title/lurline/cat/501
The Dining Saloon aboard the Matson liner Lurline and her sisters Mariposa and Monterey as the rooms appeared when the ships first entered service in the early 1930's. All this decor was removed when the ships eventually returned to service post WWII
''Exotic Escort: In contrast to the usual tugboat escort is the flotilla of Polynesian outriggers which greet the 18,564-ton Matson Hawaiian cruise liner Lurline at termination of San Francisco-Honolulu voyage.''
Date of completion: 3.1908
LPP: 125.8 Country of build: USA
Beam: 16.2 Builder: Newport News SB
Location of yard: Newport News
Owner as Completed: Matson Nav Co, San Francisco
1947.she became yugoslav RADNIK
BU Split 1q.53
Built 1933 as Lurline for Matson Line
1963 sold to Chandris renamed Ellinis
1987 broken up Kaohsiung after lay up in Greece, arrived 15/4/1987
She visited Auckland as Lurline in the course of her maiden voyage, a round the world cruise in 1933.
She visited again in 1