Italian passenger ship - Launched in 1962 - Built by Cantieri Navali Ansaldo-GENOVA
for the "ITALIA" Navigazione S.p.A. Genova.
Gross registered tonnage 46.000.Lenght 902 ft.overall. Beam 102 ft. Two propellers.
Cruising speed 26,5 knots.About 1200 crew members. Airconditioning through
In April, 12th, 1966 Michelangelo was hit by an unusually large wave during a storm in the mid-Atlantic, which caused the forward part of her superstructure to collapse, or was pushed backwards, and swept two passengers into the sea. One crew member died a few hours later and over 50 people were inj