Preserved Ships – SS ROTTERDAM (The Netherlands)

The famous ocean liner SS ROTTERDAM currently a hotel ship in Rotterdam, the Netherlands since 2010 was the last great Dutch “ship of state”, employing the finest artisans from the Netherlands in her construction and fitting out process. She was launched by Queen Juliana of the Netherlands in a gala ceremony on 13th September 1958, and was […]

Cruise Liners – CARLA C

CARLA C was an ocean liner that took passengers on transatlantic voyages and on Caribbean and Mediterranean cruises from 1952 to 1994. Built in 1951 as FLANDRE she was the French Line’s first new ocean liner following World War II. Her maiden voyage of 23rd July 1952 was considered a complete disaster, as she experienced mechanical difficulties throughout the […]