French Lines' "T.S.S. France" - (Circa 1980's)
T. S. S. F r a n c e
Name: France, Turbo Steam Ship
Company: Compagnia Generale TransAtlantique (CGT) - France
Registry: Le Havre, France
Chantiers da l'Atlantique, St. Nazaire, France
Launched: May 1960
Year Built: 1961
electric diesel, from builders
Drive: Quad screw; 2 x port, 2 x starboard
Speed: 30 knots; 35 knots max
1,035' x 118' x 39'
Tonnage: 66,348 GRT
Livery: Ivory over black
Keel: Steel, red
Funnels: 2, oval, capped, with wings, black over red.
Masts: 1, contains radar, communications, satellite, etc.
_,___ 1st Class,
_,___ 2nd Class,
_,___ 3rd Class
Southampton, England, UK - New York,
NY, USA (TransAtlantic)
From: 1961 - 1978
For: French Line
Status: Still in service for Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL)
Notes: She is the only living French Line shp left afloat and not
She is a credit to her master builders. She is scheduled to be transferred to Asia.
Click [here] to visit her as the "S.S. Norway".