NAVAL NEWS – 54 YEARS AGO – C553 ITS ANDREA DORIA Comissioned – 23.02.1964 On Sunday 23rd February 1964 the Italian Navy commissioned the Andrea Doria Class Helicopter Cruiser C553 ITS ANDREA DORIA CARLA. She was built by CNR, Riva Trigoso as Hull Number 248. Ordered in the 1957-58 Naval Programme, the Andrea Doria class were designed to […]

61 Years – Andrea Doria and Stockholm collision – 25 July 1956 The Swedish passenger ship STOCKHOLM and the Italian passenger ship ANDREA DORIA collided on the edge of a heavy fog bank off Nantucket on 25 July 1956. The ANDREA DORIA built in 1951 by Ansaldo Shipyards of Genoa, Italy sank several hours after the collision, but […]