SS Flandre Archival Collection
Flandre (1914) French Line
Built by Chantiers de l'Atlantique, St. Nazaire, France. Tonnage: 8,503. Dimensions: 464' x 57' (480' o.l.). Propulsion: Quadruple-screw, 17 knots. Compound engines and two low pressure steam turbines. Masts and Funnels: Two masts and two funnels. Launched: October 31, 1913. Service: France-West Indies-Central America. Fate: Sunk by magnetic mine in the mouth of the Gironde, September 14, 1940.
Flandre (1951) French Line
Built by Ateliers & Chantiers de France, Dunkirk, France. Tonnage: 20,459. Dimensions: 568' x 80' (600' o.l.). Propulsion: Twin- screw, 22 knots. Steam turbines. Masts and Funnels: Two masts and one funnel. Launched: October 31, 1951. Maiden voyage: Havre-New York, July 23, 1952, which ended in failure to machinery difficulties. She was returned to builder for extensive repairs. Resumed trans-Atlantic service in April 1953. Passengers: 232 first and 511 tourist. Sister ship: Antilles.
First and Tourist Class Passenger List from the SS Flandre of the CGT French Line, Departing 20 July 1954 from Le Havre to New York via Southampton, Commanded by Captain Pierre CHUPIN.
Sailing Schedule, Le Havre-Southampton-New York and New York-Plymouth-Le Havre, from 16 April 1954 to 7 September 1954. Ships Included the Flandre, Ile de France, and Liberté. SS Flandre Passenger List, 20 July 1954. GGA Image ID # 1f71033ddc