IMO number: 9631797
Type of ship: Ro-Ro passenger
Gross tonnage: 5700 tons
DWT: 2710 tons
Builder: Nuovi Cantieri Apuania, Marina di Carrara, Italy.
Home port: Catania
Class society: Registro Italiano Navale.
Manager & owner: RETE Ferroviaria Italia
A huge amount of lemons and numerous barrels of wine prepared for export trade in the port of Messina, Sicily.
The tug seen in the background comes from Trieste. The picture was taken in the early 1930's.
The Italian port of Messina in the early 1930's.
To the right is visible the stern of the Italian steamer Valcerusa (5857 grt/3408 nrt), built in 1923 by Soc. Anon. Cantieri Cerusa, Voltri and owned by the Lloyd Mediterraneo, Genoa. The vessel was sold to Giovanni Gavarone, Genoa in 1934.