SS Saturnia Archival Collection

 

MV Saturnia and MV Vulcania of the Italian Line. Gross Tonnage 24,470.

MV Saturnia and MV Vulcania of the Italian Line. Italian Line Third Class Rates, 15 February 1938. Gross Tonnage 24,470. GGA Image ID # 125262503e

 

 

Saturnia (1910) Anchor-Donaldson Line

Built by C. Connell & Co., Ltd., Glasgow. Tonnage: 8,611. Dimensions: 456' x 55'. Propulsion: Twin-screw, 14 knots. Masts and Funnels: Two masts and one funnel. Passengers: 250 second and 950 third class. Note: She was quite similar in appearance to the Letitia of 1912. Fate: Withdrawn from Service in 1925 and broken up by shipbreakers in 1929.

 

Saturnia (1927) (a) Cosulich Line, (b) Italia Line

SS Saturnia (1927) at Port.

SS Saturnia (1927) at Port. G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection. GGA Image ID # 1ed8769566

Built by Cantieri Riuniti Dell' Adriático, Monfalcone, Italy. Tonnage: 23,940. Dimensions: 601' x 79' (630' o.l.). Propulsion: Twin- screw, 19 knots. Motorship. Masts and Funnels: Two masts and one funnel. Keel laid on May 30, 1925. Launched: December 29, 1925. Maiden voyage: Trieste to South America in September 1927. Service: Transferred to Trieste-New York service early in 1928. Modifications: New diesel engines installed in 1935, which increased speed to 21 knots. World War II Service: During World War II was taken over by United States and converted to hospital ship. Renamed: (a) Francis Y. Slanger (1944) U. S. hospital ship, (b) Saturnia (Dec. 1946). Post War Service: Resumed trans-Atlantic service in August 1947. Capacity: Accommodation for 1,600 passengers. Sister ship: Vulcania.

 

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Front Cover - 25 August 1929 Passenger List, M.V. Saturnia, Consulich Line - Trieste

1929-08-25 SS Saturnia Passenger List

Steamship Line: Cosulich Line - Trieste

Class of Passengers: First Class

Date of Departure: 25 August 1929

Route: Trieste to New York via Patrasso and Naples

Commander: Captain Stuparich Cav Roberto

Ports of Call: Trieste 25 August 1929, Patras 27 August 1929, Naples 28 August 1929, New York 7 September 1929.

 

Front Cover of a First Class Passenger List For The SS Saturnia of the Italia Line, Departing 22 July 1949 from Genoa to New York

1949-07-22 SS Saturnia Passenger List

Steamship Line: Italia Line

Class of Passengers: First Class

Date of Departure: 22 July 1949

Route: Genoa to New York via Naples, Gibraltar, and Azores

Commander: Captain Gianni Gladioli

Ports of Call: Genoa 22 July 1949, Naples 23 July 1949, Gibraltar 25 July 1949, Azores 28 July 1949, New York 2 August 1949.

 

Front Cover of a First Class Passenger List for the SS Saturnia of the Italia Line, Departing 4 July 1950 From Genoa to New York.

1950-07-04 SS Saturnia Passenger List

Steamship Line: Italia Line

Class of Passengers: First Class

Date of Departure: 4 July 1950

Route: Genoa to New York via Cannes, Naples, and Gibraltar

Commander: Captain Arrigo G. Gladulich

Ports of Call: Genoa 4 July 1950, Cannes 4 July 1950, Naples 5 July 1950, Gibraltar 8 July 1950, New York 15 July 1950.

 

Front Cover of a Cabin Class Passenger List from the SS Saturnia of the Italia Soc. An. Di Navigazione, Departing 11 March 1952 from New York to Naples via Gibraltar, Barcelona, and Genoa

1952-03-11 SS Saturnia Passenger List

Steamship Line: Italia Soc. An. Di Navigazione

Class of Passengers: Cabin Class

Date of Departure: 11 March 1952

Route: New York to Naples via Gibraltar, Barcelona, and Genoa

Commander: Commanded by Captain Piero Calamai.

 

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Cover of Brochure from the Italian Line on Third Class Rates from 1938.

1938-02-15 Italian Line Third Class Rates

12- Page brochure from the Italian Line provides a lot of information for passengers, third-class passage rates, and immigration laws. Third-class Interiors and ship photographs complete this very informative brochure. Featured Ships: Rex, Roma, Saturnia, Vulcania, and Conte di Savoia.

 

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Italian Line First Class Ticket for Passage on the SS Saturnia, Departing from New York to Trieste Dated 3 November 1934.

SS Saturnia Passage Receipt - 3 November 1934

First Class Ticket for Passage on the SS Saturnia of the Italia Flotte Riunite Line, Departing from New York to Trieste on 3 November 1934.

 

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Summer Season Third Class Port Rates For Direct Sailings From New York or Boston Including Return Passage.

Summer Season Third Class Port Rates For Direct Sailings From New York or Boston Including Return Passage. Ships Included the Rex, Conte di Savoia, Roma, Saturnia, and Vulcania. Third Class Rates Brochure, 1938. GGA Image ID # 12533669a1. Click to View Larger Image.

 

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Sailing Schedule, Glasgow-Quebec-Montreal, from 29 August 1914 to 21 November 1914.

Sailing Schedule, Glasgow-Quebec-Montreal, from 29 August 1914 to 21 November 1914. Ships Included the Athenia, Cassandra, Letitia, and Saturnia. SS Cassandra Passenger List, 29 August 1914. GGA Image ID # 207c14019a

 

Eastbound Sailing Schedule from the US and Canadian Ports to European Ports, from 18 June 1924 to 3 September 1924.

Eastbound Sailing Schedule from the US and Canadian Ports to European Ports, from 18 June 1924 to 3 September 1924. Ships Included the Albania, Andania, Antonia, Aquitania, Assyria, Athenia, Ausonia, Berengaria, California, Cameronia, Carmania, Caronia, Cassandra, Columbia, Franconia, Laconia, Lancastria, Mauretania, Samaria, Saturnia, Saxonia, Scythia, and Tuscania. RMS Aquitania Second Class Passenger List, 18 June 1924. GGA Image ID # 20aea275f3

 

Westbound Sailing Schedule, from European Ports to Canadian and US Ports, from 19 June 1924 to 26 August 1924.

Westbound Sailing Schedule, from European Ports to Canadian and US Ports, from 19 June 1924 to 26 August 1924. Ships Included the Albania, Andania, Antonia, Aquitania, Assyria, Athenia, Ausonia, Berengaria, California, Cameronia, Carmania, Caronia, Cassandra, Columbia, Franconia, Laconia, Lancastria, Mauretania, Samaria, Saturnia, Saxonia, Scythia, and Tuscania. RMS Aquitania Second Class Passenger List, 18 June 1924. GGA Image ID # 20aeac371f

 

Sailing Schedule, New York to Europe, from 20 August 1938 to 4 January 1939.

Sailing Schedule, New York to Europe, from 20 August 1938 to 4 January 1939. Ships Included the Conte di Savoia, Rex, Roma, Saturnia, and Vulcania. SS Rex Passenger List, 9 August 1938. GGA Image ID # 1ee6bd0d94

 

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Title Page, SS Saturnia First Class Passenger List, 25 August 1929.

Title Page, SS Saturnia First Class Passenger List, 25 August 1929. GGA Image ID # 20d548f54b

 

Title Page, SS Saturnia First Class Passenger List, 22 July 1949.

Title Page, SS Saturnia First Class Passenger List, 22 July 1949. GGA Image ID # 2102be6dcb

 

Title Page, SS Saturnia First Class Passenger List, 4 July 1950.

Title Page, SS Saturnia First Class Passenger List, 4 July 1950. GGA Image ID # 2102c0beff

 

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Senior Officers and Staff, SS Saturnia, 25 August 1929.

Senior Officers and Staff, SS Saturnia Passenger List, 25 August 1929. GGA Image ID # 2102ecb886

 

 

Officers and Staff, SS Saturnia Passenger List, 22 July 1949.

Officers and Staff, SS Saturnia Passenger List, 22 July 1949. GGA Image ID # 21043229cf

 

Senior Officers and Staff, SS Saturnia Passenger List, 4 July 1950.

Senior Officers and Staff, SS Saturnia Passenger List, 4 July 1950. GGA Image ID # 2104680214

 

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SS Saturnia (1927) at Port, 1930.

SS Saturnia (1927) at Port, 1930. GGA Image ID # 2104a359e4

 

Notables Arrive In New York in 1931 on the SS Saturnia. Paul Frank with Princess Laura Murat.

Notables Arrive In New York in 1931 on the SS Saturnia. Paul Frank with Princess Laura Murat. GGA Image ID # 2104fa7d33

 

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T.S.S. Saturnia of the Donaldson Line, 1910.

T.S.S. Saturnia of the Donaldson Line, 1910. GGA Image ID # 21024a9553

 

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Front Cover, Christie's Ocean Liner Auction Catalog, New York, Thursday, 28 June 2007.

Christie's Ocean Liner Auction Catalog - 2007

The Christie's Ocean Liner Auction Catalog 2007 included Posters, Ship Models, and Decorative Arts. The provenance of the Items was sourced from The Estate of Wayne LaPoe, The Kenneth C. Schultz Collection, The Jan J. Loeff Collection, The Marcello Collection, and The Collection of Terrence G. O'Connor.

 

Front Cover, Doomed Ships: Great Ocean Liner Disasters by William H. Miller, Jr., 2006.

Doomed Ships: Great Ocean Liner Disasters

Naval historian William H. Miller, Jr. recounts the dramatic stories behind various ill-fated passenger ships. He takes readers beyond the newspaper headlines and formal inquiries, offering firsthand accounts of heroic rescues, daring escapes, and tragic losses.

 

Front Cover, Era of the Passenger Liner by Nicholas T. Cairis. Published by Pegasus Books Ltd., London, 1992.

Era of the Passenger Liner - 1992

The Gilded Era comes back to life as the reader relives the careers of stately ships and express greyhounds from immigrant ships to floating palaces. Scarce, large format book containing 288pp. Features photographs, statistics, and background of 280 passenger liners, each with a picture.

 

Front Cover, The Fabulous Interiors of the Great Ocean Liners, 1984.

The Fabulous Interiors of the Great Ocean Liners - 1984

Some 200 superb photographs—in long shots and close-ups—capture exquisite interiors of world's great "floating palaces"—1890s to 1980s: Titanic, Île de France, Queen Elizabeth, United States, Europa, more. Informative captions provide key details.

 

Front Cover and Spine, Famous Ocean Liners: The Story of Passenger Shipping from the Turn of the Century to the Present Day by William H. Miller, 1987.

Famous Ocean Liners - 1987

Here is the story of twentieth-century passenger shipping, from the first of the superliners — the German Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse — to Cunard's Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary, right up to Queen Elizabeth 2.

 

Front Cover, The First Great Ocean Liners in Photographs, 193 Views, 1897-1927.

The First Great Ocean Liners in Photographs - 1983

Sumptuous volume recalls the glorious early years of elegant transatlantic travel. Over 190 historic photographs depict exterior and interior views of 101 great ocean liners, including the Virginian, Imperator, Vaterland, Bismarck, Lusitania, Mauretania, Balmoral Castle, Titanic, Olympic, Aquitania and dozens more. Full captions.

 

Front Cover and Spine, Great Passenger Ships of the World, Volume 3: 1924-1935 by Arnold Kludas, 1976.

Great Passenger Ships of the World 1924-1935

Volume 3 in the series covers the years 1924-1935 and includes the introduction of the well-known superliners Normandie and Queen Mary, both of which successfully competed for the prestigious Blue Riband award for the fastest transatlantic crossing.

 

Front Cover, Merchant Fleets # 40: Italia 1881-2001 by Duncan Haws, 2001.

Italia 1881-2001 - Merchant Fleets # 40

Duncan Haws featured 494 ships and their history, with 149 profiles covering over 450 vessels. This book was the final volume in the Merchant Fleets series. It illustrated the convoluted history of the Italian Line.

 

Front Cover and Spine, North Atlantic Passenger Liners since 1900 by Nicholas T. Cairis, 1972.

North Atlantic Passenger Liners Since 1900

Material about the most prominent steamship companies on the Atlantic Ferry today and those that have been there for some time. Some Lines have diverse services to other oceans, seas, and continents.

 

Front Cover, Ocean Liner Collectibles with Price Guide by Myra Yellin Outwater, Photographs by Eric Boe Outwater, 1998.

Ocean Liner Collectibles

This book recreates the ambiance of the ocean linereraby showing the actual objects used on board. Each piece of ocean-liner memorabilia is like an aladdin's lamp, releasing wondrous memories of that grand style of travel.

 

Front Cover, Passenger Liners Of The World Since 1893 By Nicholas T. Cairis, Revised Edition With Over 200 pictures, 1979.

Passenger Liners of the World Since 1893

The author here takes a nostalgic look back to the heyday of the passenger ship, providing a brief history of 211 ships of over 10,000 tons, together with specifications and technical details of each.

 

Front Cover and Spine, Passenger Ships of the World, Past and Present by Eugene W. Smith, 1963.

Passenger Ships of the World - 1963

Passenger Ships of the World, 1963, represents an incredible resource covering passenger ships that are Trans-Atlantic, Trans-Pacific, Trans-Pacific via Panama Canal, Latin American, Africa and the Eastern Oceans, and California-Hawaii.

 

Front Cover, Pictorial Encyclopedia of Ocean Liners, 1860-1994 by William H Miller, Jr., 417 Photographs, 1995.

Pictorial Encyclopedia of Ocean Liners, 1860-1994

One of the most comprehensive pictorial references on ocean liners ever published, this superb chronicle by noted maritime historian William H. Miller, Jr., depicts and describes virtually every passenger ship of over 15,000 tons built between 1860 and the late 1900s.

 

Front Cover, Picture History of German and Dutch Passenger Ships by William H. Miller, Jr., 2002.

Picture History of German and Dutch Passenger Ships

Picture History of German and Dutch Passenger Ships is a superbly illustrated volume that documents a long line of great ships--from "floating palaces" such as the Imperator (1913) and the Vaterland (1914) to such luxurious cruise ships as the Statendam (1957), Hamburg (1969), the remodeled Bremen (1990), and the new Deutschland (1998).

 

Front Cover, Picture History of the Cunard Line 1840 - 1990 by Frank O. Braynard and William H. Miller, Jr., 1990.

Picture History of the Cunard Line 1840 - 1990

The Picture History of the Cunard Line 1840 - 1990 has over 180 photographs and illustrations showing the liners on the high seas and in port and depicting handsome staterooms, lounges, interior decor, and carefree life aboard ship.

 

Front Cover, Picture History of the Queen Mary And Queen Elizabeth By William H. Miller, Jr., 2004.

Picture History of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth

Powerful and fast Atlantic liners of the 1930s, this volume is packed with high-quality vintage photographs of the RMS Queen Mary and RMS Queen Elizabeth, from construction to heyday to eventual decline and their successor ships bearing the same name.

 

Front Cover and Spine Plus, The Atlantic Liners 1925-70 by Frederick Earl Emmons, 1972.

The Atlantic Liners 1925-1970

THE ATLANTIC LINERS will be cherished by all the millions of Americans who love the sea. Frederick Emmons sketches the histories of every ocean liner that sailed between the United States and Europe between 1925 and 1970.

 

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