CCN - The Portuguese Line
(Companhia Colonial de Navegação)

Portugal

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Sailings January-June 1940
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Mouzinho
Colonial
João Belo
Lisbon, Funchal, São Tomé, Sazaire, Luanda, Porto Amboim, Lobito, Moçâmedes, Lourenço Marques, Moçambique, Beira.
Return voyages omitted Moçambique.
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Guiné Lisbon, Funchal, São Vicente, Praia, Bolama, Bissau.
Return voyages omitted Bolama.
Cassequel
Ganda
Pungue

(Not mentioned if these freighters carried passsengers.)

Lisbon, São Vicente, Praia, Príncipe, São Tomé, Ambriz, Luanda, Porto Amboim, Novo Redondo, Lobito, Benguela, Moçâmedes.
Return voyages: Moçâmedes, Benguela, Lobito, Novo Redondo, Porto Amboim, Luanda, Ambriz, São Tomé, Príncipe (every other voyage), Praia (optional), São Vicente (optional), Funchal (optional), Lisbon.

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Sailings January-June 1958
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Santa Maria Lisbon, Vigo, Funchal, Tenerife, La Guaira, Curaçao, Havana, Port Everglades (Miami).
Return voyages via Tenerife, Funchal and Vigo to Lisbon.
Vera Cruz "Circular voyage":
Lisbon, Funchal, St. Vincent, Santos, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Recife, La Guaira, Curaçao, Tenerife, Funchal, Vigo, Lisbon.

Sailings January-December 1959
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Império
Pátria
Lisbon, Funchal, São Tomé, Luanda, Lobito, Moçâmedes, Cape Town, Lourenço Marques, Beira, Moçambique, Nacala (optional).
Return voyages omitted Moçambique.
Uíge Lisbon, Las Palmas (optional in both directions), Luanda, Lobito, Moçãmedes
Cargo vessels:

Luanda
Ganda
Amboim
Benguela
Lugela

1) Lisbon, Leixões, São Tomé (optional), Luanda, Lobito, Moçâmedes, Cape Town, Lourenço Marques, Beira, Moçambique, Nacala, Porto Amélia (optional).
Return voyages: Porto Amélia (optional), Lourenço Marques, Cape Town (optional), Moçâmedes (optional), Lobito (optional), Luanda (optional), São Tomé (optional), Lisbon.

2) Lisbon, Leixões, São Vicente (optional), Praia (optional), Príncipe, São Tomé, Ambriz, Luanda, Porto Amboim (optional), Lobito (optional), Moçâmedes.
Return voyages: Moçâmedes, Cuio (optional), Lobito (optional), Luanda, Dande (optional), Cabinda, Lândana (optional), Funchal, Lisbon.

3) Lisbon, Leixões, Cabinda, Sazaire, Luanda, Porto Amboim, Novo Redondo, Lobito (optional), Moçâmedes.
Return voyages: Moçâmedes, Cuio (optional), Lobito (optional), Luanda, Dande (optional), Cabinda, Lândana (optional), São Tomé, Príncipe, Praia (optional), São Vicente (optional), Lisbon.

Sailings January-December 1964 (issued November 1963)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Infante Dom Henrique Lisbon, Funchal, Luanda, Lobito, Cape Town, Lourenço Marques, Beira
Império
Pátria
Lisbon, Funchal, São Tomé, Luanda, Lobito, Moçâmedes, Cape Town, Lourenço Marques, Beira, Moçambique, Nacala (optional), Porto Amélia.
Return voyages omitted Nacala and Moçambique.
Uíge Leixões, Lisbon, Las Palmas (optional in both directions), São Tomé (some voyages), Cabinda (every other voyage), Luanda, Lobito, Moçãmedes.
Return voyages called also at Funchal. Cabinda was a call either outward or homeward.
Also cargo vessels Lobito, Luanda, Ganda, Amboim, Benguela and Lugela on Angola and Moçambique services.

Sailings January-November 1965 (issued August 8, 1964)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Santa Maria Lisbon, Vigo, Funchal, Tenerife, La Guaira, Curaçao, San Juan, Port Everglades (Miami).
Return voyages via Tenerife, Funchal and Vigo to Lisbon.

Sailings January-November 1968 for:
Santa Maria

Ports of call:
Lisbon, Vigo, Funchal, Tenerife, La Guaira, Curaçao, Port Everglades, San Juan
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This page last updated April 8, 2009.