Two of histories longest serving passenger ships are seen departing New York together in September, 1933. The double decked Lackawanna ferryboat Hopatcong, which also had a lengthy term of service, is seen on the far right.
Another view of Luxury Liner Row in New York City, and this time, the picture was taken in the late 1950s, or early 1960s. A classic view showing what would prove to be some of the last great North Atlantic Liners.
The motor liner VULCANIA b.1928 on Italia's Trieste-New York service c. summer 1956. At right the veteran steamer CITY OF KEANSBURG on a midday run to New Point Comfort Beach in New Jersey. Rounding lower Manhatton, Farrell Line's AFRICAN ENDEAVOUR.
Oil on Panel, 118 x 24 inches. Dated 2012
Italian pass/cargo liner VULCANIA built by Cantiere Navale Triestino, Monfalcone, Italy, in 1926 for Cosulich Line. She was a 23.970gt ship, Loa 192m, one funnel, two masts, twin screw and a speed of 19kn. There was accommodation for 310-1st, 460-2nd, 310-intermediate class and 700-3rd class passeng
MS Vulcania undocking. Source dates this to 10 July, 1958 but - judging from the fuel barge alongside the Olympia - it looks to be a companion to this image...
The Unicorn Lines Bituman Carrier Rampart seen alongside in Durban in 1993.
Purchased by Unicorn in 1991, she was to be used in service with the smaller tanker Eland on the Indian Ocean Islands trade. Formerly named Vulcania, this ship gained some notoriety under her previous name when she was used