Italian Line
('Italia' Società di Navigazione)

Italy

Sailings January-June 1933 (issued January 1933) for:
Rex, Conte di Savoia, Conte Grande, Augustus, Roma, Saturnia, Vulcania

Ports of call:
New York, Boston, Azores, Lisbon, Gibraltar, Cannes, Palermo, Naples, Villefranche, Patras, Spalato, Ragusa, Genoa, Trieste
Click for a view of the interior

Sailings February-December 1933 (issued February 1933) for:
Rex, Conte di Savoia, Conte Grande, Augustus, Roma, Saturnia, Vulcania

Ports of call:
New York, Boston, Azores, Lisbon, Gibraltar, Cannes, Palermo, Naples, Villefranche, Patras, Spalato, Ragusa, Genoa, Trieste

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Click to view a poster for a 1933 cruise by the Italian Liner Giulio Cesare

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Click for a view of the interior
Sailings February-December 1934 (issued March 1934)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Duilio
Giulio Cesare
Genova, Marseilles, Gibraltar, Dakar, Cape Town, Port Natal (Durban).
Return voyages: Port Natal, East London, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town and then reversed itinerary.

Sailings May 1935-January 1936 (issued May 1, 1935) for:
Rex, Conte di Savoia, Conte Grande, Roma, Vulcania

Ports of call:
New York, Boston, Azores, Lisbon, Gibraltar, Algiers, Nice (Villefranche), Genoa, Palermo, Naples, Patras, Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Venice, Trieste

Sailings December 1938-January 1940 (issued April 20, 1939) for:
Rex, Conte di Savoia, Roma, Saturnia, Vulcania

Ports of call:
New York, Boston, Azores, Vigo, Lisbon, Gibraltar, Algiers, Palermo, Naples, Cannes, Genoa, Patras, Ragusa, Venice, Trieste

Sailings June-December 1948 (issued June 1948) for:
Saturnia, Vulcania

Ports of call:
New York, Gibraltar, Naples, Genoa, Alexandria, Piraeus

Sailings November 1950-January 1952 (issued December 1950) for:
Saturnia, Vulcania, Conte Biancamano

Ports of call:
New York, Halifax, Lisbon, Gibraltar, Palermo, Naples, Cannes, Genoa

Sailings January-December 1952 (issued September 1952) for:
Saturnia, Vulcania, Conte Biancamano

Ports of call:
New York, Halifax, Lisbon, Gibraltar, Barcelona, Palermo, Naples, Cannes, Genoa
Click to view a brochure with interior views of the Vulcania
Click to view a brochure with interior views of the Saturnia

Sailings September 1953-December 1954 (issued October 1953) for:
Andrea Doria, Conte Biancamano, Saturnia, Vulcania

Ports of call:
New York, Halifax, Lisbon, Casablanca, Gibraltar, Barcelona, Naples, Cannes, Genoa, Palermo

Sailings June 1954-January 1955 (issued June 26, 1954) for:
Andrea Doria, Cristoforo Colombo, Conte Biancamano, Saturnia, Vulcania

Ports of call:
Naples, Genoa, Cannes, Palermo, Barcelona, Gibraltar, Lisbon, Casablanca, Halifax, New York

Sailings January 1955-January 1956 (issued December 1954) for:
Andrea Doria, Cristoforo Colombo, Conte Biancamano, Saturnia, Vulcania

Ports of call:
New York, Halifax, Lisbon, Casablanca, Gibraltar, Barcelona, Naples, Cannes, Genoa, Palermo

Click for a view of the interior
Sailings January-December 1955 (issued March 28, 1955)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Augustus
Giulio Cesare
Genoa, Cannes, Barcelona, Dakar, Rio de Janeiro, Santos, Montevideo, Buenos Aires
Conte Grande Genoa, Cannes (except July-Oct), Naples, Barcelona (except July-Oct), Gibraltar (July-Oct only), Lisbon (except July-Oct), Dakar, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Santos, Montevideo, Buenos Aires.
Lisbon was omitted on return voyages, except on two spring voyages, when also Las Palmas was called at instead of Dakar.

Sailings January 1956-January 1957 (issued October 1955) for:
Andrea Doria, Cristoforo Colombo, Conte Biancamano, Saturnia, Vulcania

Ports of call:
New York, Halifax, Lisbon, Casablanca, Gibraltar, Barcelona, Naples, Cannes, Genoa, Palermo

Sailings January 1958-January 1959 (issued November 1957) for:
Cristoforo Colombo, Augustus, Giulio Cesare, Saturnia, Vulcania

Ports of call:
New York, Boston, Halifax, Azores, Lisbon, Gibraltar, Barcelona, Naples, Cannes, Genoa, Palermo, Messina, Patras, Venice, Trieste

Sailings December 1963-January 1965 (issued February 1964) for:
Leonardo da Vinci, Cristoforo Colombo, Saturnia, Vulcania

Ports of call:
New York, Boston, Halifax, Azores, Casablanca, Lisbon, Gibraltar, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, Naples, Cannes, Genoa, Palermo, Messina, Patras, Dubrovnik, Venice, Trieste
Click to view a 1965 passenger list and menus of a Cristoforo Colombo voyage to Europe

Sailings January 1965-January 1966 (issued July 15, 1964) for:
Donizetti, Verdi, Rossini

Ports of call:
Genoa, Naples, Cannes, Barcelona, Tenerife, La Guaira, Curaçao, Cartagena, Cristobal, Buenaventura, Manta, Guayaquil, Callao, Arica, Antofagasta, Valparaiso

Sailings June 1966-January 1967 (issued August 1966) for:
Michelangelo, Raffaello, Leonardo da Vinci, Cristoforo Colombo

Ports of call:
New York, Boston, Halifax, Lisbon, Gibraltar, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, Naples, Cannes, Genoa, Palermo, Messina, Piraeus, Venice, Trieste

(Image courtesy of Giovanni Belfiore)
Sailings 1967 (issued August 1966)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Verdi
Donizetti
Rossini
Genoa, Naples, Cannes, Barcelona, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, La Guaira, Curaçao, Cartagena, Cristobal, Buenaventura, Guayaquil, Callao, Arica, Antofagasta, Valparaiso.
Called also at San Antonio on return voyages.
Click to view photos of the Rossini
Click to view the cover of a brochure featuring the Verdi, Donizetti and Rossini

(Image courtesy of Giovanni Belfiore)
Sailings 1967 (issued August 1966)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Augustus
Giulio Cesare
Naples, Genoa, Cannes, Barcelona, Lisbon, Rio de Janeiro, Santos, Montevideo, Buenos Aires

Sailings December 1972-December 1973 (issued September 1972) for:
Michelangelo, Raffaello, Leonardo da Vinci, Cristoforo Colombo

Ports of call:
New York, Boston, Halifax, Ponta Delgada, Madeira, Casablanca, Lisbon, Gibraltar, Algeciras, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, Naples, Cannes, Genoa, Palermo, Messina, Piraeus, Venice, Trieste


(Image courtesy of Giovanni Belfiore)
Click to view the back cover (detail)

Sailings 1973
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Augustus
Cristoforo Colombo
Genoa, Rio de Janeiro, Santos, Montevideo, Buenos Aires

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See the archives section for more brochures of Italian Line.
See also the shipping in 1971 section.

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See this page on the Saturnia's wartime service as the Frances Y. Slanger.

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Italian Line fleet information, history etc. on the following website:

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Great Ships website shows postcards of many old liners and also has brief histories.
See the Index of Ships page. (See "Italian Line" section.)

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This page last updated April 7, 2009.