Ex-BRASILE constructed for la Compagnie Italienne La Veloce. Service commenced in December 1905 on the Genova - New York route. In 1912 renamed VENEZUELA for CGT and in June placed on the line serving the Colonies with a white hull. Transferred later on to the Bordeaux-Casablanca line with a black h
The Italian Grimaldi owned passenger ship VENEZUELA was grounded in the night 16-17 March 1962 off Cannes (France) and she was refloated after about one month and subsequently towed to Genoa, where she was condemned and scrapped. More info about the vessel here: http://shippingandshipbuilding.uk/vie
VENEZUELA returning from her sea trials on 9th September, 1915.
Year built: 1915
Category: Passenger-/cargo vessel
Type Deck: Awning deck
Shipbuilder: N.V. Nederlandsche Scheepsbouw-Maatschappij, Amst
VENEZUELA 1948 5146 tgr Det Forenede/Dan
Beached and scuttled 5.38N10.01E 4-82
From an original slide dated Aug62.
Taken from the deck of an Messageries Maritime vessel.