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SS FRANCE, SS NORWAY

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Ocean oddity It was quite a time, recalls Bruno Rabreau, who as a receptionist in the 1970s had dealings with Dali and his entourage including his formidable wife Gala, his friend Captain Moore - and the cheetahs, of course. During the opening of , also directed by Sidney Lumet, there is a shot of France docked in New York during the opening montage. The dome, painted black, contained an array of recessed pot-lights, and sat within a circular band of translucent, fluorescent-lit panels, all on a truncated rotunda of gold aluminium. A phantom guitar chord may hang in the air, left behind by David Bowie the day he played the staff canteen. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue workers responded and the fire was put out in less than an hour. However, by the beginning of the 1970s jet travel was by far more popular than ship travel, and the costs of fuel was ever increasing. Without these vessels, however, the French Line had no ability to compete against their rivals, most notably Line, which also had plans for constructing a new modern liner.

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SS France (1910)

Ss france

One area given an unusual amount of attention was the ship's kitchens; 1,500 square meters in area, and placed almost amidships, between the two dining rooms which the one kitchen served. Still, as the opening years of the decade progressed, the cruise market expanded, seeing the construction of smaller, purpose built which could also fit through the Panama Canal. The Tourist Class swimming pool, its glass dome gone after the construction of the open pool deck above, was filled with neon lights and covered with a glass dance floor as part of the remodelling of the entire space into the ship's Dazzles disco. In wood has been substituted, in most cases, the fiber-cement. Almost every nationality worked on board - most there to send money home or save for a later dream. Green marble panels and ironwork doors surround the colonnade. In mid-September rumours of an agreemant to use her as an hotel and attraction in Amsterdam were circulated in the Dutch press.

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SS France

Ss france

It is now on public display at Paris Yacht Marina, Port de Grenelle, Paris 15e. Since that historic date, the Compagnie Générale Transatlantique has equipped its line from Le Havre to New York with bigger and bigger ships, more and more comfortable, faster and faster. Please help by adding citations to. Shortly after the advent of 's luxurious ocean greyhounds, and , the directors decided it was time to enter the race for supremacy. But the Norway proved popular, and made the notion of the ship being a destination in itself credible. That same year, with the destruction of Seawise University former by fire in , France became the largest passenger ship in the world in service. By 12 July 2008 the bow and the stern of the ship had been removed, with little of the ship's famous profile still recognizable.

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From the SS FRANCE to the SS NORWAY…

Ss france

The Chapel's interior was created by Anne Carlu Subes daughter of in silver anodized aluminium panels arranged in a 45-degree grid pattern. No such notification was made by either last country of departure nor country where the ship became waste. A Corner of the First Class Dining Room. A Corner of the First Class Mixed Use Lounge. During the conversion, her boilers were modified to burn rather than coal, allowing her engine room staff to be greatly reduced. The 1865 Convention states that New York ocean liners would have a speed of 11 knots.

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Ss france

The strikers demanded that the ship be allowed to continue to serve, along with a 35% wage increase for themselves. From Le Havre, the liner carries: 9,000 pounds of fresh meat, 22 whole oxen, 13 sheep, 8 calves, 4 pores, 350 kidneys, 270 beef tongues, 550 squares of chops, 400 legs, 80 heads of veal, 400 feet of veal and 29,000 kilos of cold meat, poultry and game, distributed as follows: 750 kilos of various pork meats, 500 feet of pork, 75 ham, 18 barrels of foie gras, 800 chickens, 700 pigeons, 180 rabbits, 400 ducks, 70 turkeys, 50 geese, 1,100 quail, 550 partridges, 250 grouses and 70 pheasants. May her hull always lap the waves of her home! Truly one the most amazing ways to travel, the ship became my World. By 4 December of the same year, it was confirmed that the tip of the Blue Lady's bow had been cut; a ceremonial move done to most ships that end up in Alang just prior to the full scale breaking of a ship. The Mixed Use Lounge First Class Mixed Use Lounge. It is entered by an antechamber, on which give the bathroom and the toilet.

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SS FRANCE, SS NORWAY

Ss france

Two very modern hairdressing salons have been set up. By that time France had completed 377 crossing and 93 cruises including 2 world cruises , carried a total of 588,024 passengers on trans-Atlantic crossings, and 113,862 passengers on cruises, and had sailed a total of 1,860,000. The other days of the cruise were sea days as the Norway was the destination itself. But a decision was made to keep Norway sailing bargain-based Caribbean cruises out of Miami. It is connected, by a beautiful staircase whose levels are decorated in the Regence style, the lounge and the smokehouse placed at the back of the ship, on the main deck. The colossus ship is waiting for you. Stokers Keep The Coal Fires Buring in the Boiler Room.

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SS France, Airfix 06202

Ss france

Jean Coune remembers another sound: the smack of a champagne bottle smashing against the hull on a fine May Day in 1960 to launch the new liner in Saint-Nazaire. For the service of hot water, there is a continuous flow of piping, with return to the starting point, so as to prevent the cooling of the water before the use by the passengers. It was a very surreal experience. Despite the cutbacks, the ship remained extremely popular among cruise enthusiasts, some of whom questioned the owner's actions in light of the continuing successful operation of , which had become a well-maintained rival still operating 5-star luxury cruises and transatlantic crossings for. At the front of the bridge-promenade, two other apartments, decorated, but of less importance, were arranged. The magnificent France was born in the grand era of ocean going liners. The transatlantic crossing will take approximately three weeks.

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SS France

Ss france

In front of the fireplace, notice this seat in X borrowed furniture Versailles. Unlike on many other ships, this deck did not wrap completely around the ship, being blocked at the forward end by cabins built in behind the bridgescreen. Beyond the luxuries, the French Line had to also face the realities that transatlantic passenger trade was, at that time, forecast to decline due to increased air travel. The paperwork was always completed in the music room. When the French government, at the end of the , realised that keeping France running would necessitate an additional ten million dollars a year, they opted instead to subsidise the then developing. Without these vessels, however, the French Line had no ability to compete against their rivals, most notably the Line, which also had plans for constructing a new modern liner. Photographs on ssmaritime and associate pages are by the author or from the author’s private collection.

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