View from Venetian Castle. From my grandmother's journal: In harbor about 8 ships of the 6th U.S. fleet including the carrier Franklin Roosevelt. More higher hills, busy port, 10 or 12 ships waiting berth.
The port of Trieste at the beginning of the 20th century.
The yacht-alike vessel in the foreground is an Austrian one, judging by the flag. It's similar to the vessels that were used later by the Austrian Navy in World War I as auxiliary submarine hunters in the Strait of Otranto.
At 115,000 tons,the Costa Favolosa is at present Italy's biggest cruise liner and one of the largest ships in the Italian merchant marine. She was launched earlier in the summer of this year at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Venice, and came to Trieste on 1st July for the naming ceremony. On
The picture was labeled Genoa, but two Italian members have refused to accept this, and on their advice the port's name is changed to Trieste. Lloyd Triestino's Africa and two sailers I believe to be Trabacoli. (Trabacolo plural = oli, si?). The Trabacolo had two masts with lugsails on both and bel