SS Andrea Doria, Deck Plans, March 1954 Edition, Nice

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SS Andrea Doria , Deck Plans, March 1954 Edition, Nice

Folded measures, 5" X 9", unfolding to 27" X 40"

Decks shown Belvedere Deck, Sun Deack, Lido Deck, Boat Deck, Promenade Deck,

Upper Deck, Foyer Deck, "A" Deck, "B" Deck and "C" Deck.

On this tissue paper. No tears, just a litle stain on the view of the SS Andrea Doria.


SS Andrea Doria [p] was an ocean liner for the Italian Line (Societ� di navigazione Italia) home ported in Genoa , Italy , most famous for its sinking in 1956, when 46 people died. Named after the 16th-century Genoese admiral Andrea Doria , the ship had a gross register tonnage of 29,100 and a capacity of about 1,200 passengers and 500 crew. For a country attempting to rebuild its economy and reputation after World War II , Andrea Doria was an icon of Italian national pride. Of all Italy's ships at the time, Andrea Doria was the largest, fastest and supposedly safest. Launched on 16 June 1951, the ship undertook its maiden voyage on 14 January 1953.

On 25 July 1956, approaching the coast of Nantucket , Massachusetts , bound for New York City , Andrea Doria collided with the east-bound MS Stockholm of the Swedish American Line in what became one of history's most infamous maritime disasters . Struck in the side, the top-heavy
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