S. S. A n d r e a D o r i a
Andrea Doria, Steam Ship
Company: Navigazone Generale Italiana (Italian Line) - Genoa, Italy
Owners: Navigazone Generale Italiana (Italian Line) - Genoa, Italy
Registry: Genoa, Italy
Fleetmates: Augustus, Conte di' Sovia, Cristoforo Colombo, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raffaello, Rex, Roma
Keel Laid: 02/09/1950
1st Press: 05/22/1951 (NY Times)
Fitting Out: 07/23/1951
1st Trials: 11/06/1952 (Preliminary - Problems found)
Sea Trials: 12/03/1952 To 12/09/1952 (Successful)
Specs: 696' 6" x
89' 8" x 34'
Tonnage: 29,083 GRT
Builders: Ansaldo Shipyards, Sestri
Engines: Diesel electric, geared turbines,
Drive: Twin screws / five blades; 1 x port, 1 x starboard
Speed: 25.3 Knots, 26.22 Knots (Max)
Captain: Piero Calamai
218 1st Class, 320 2nd
Class, 703 Tourist Class
Demise: Sank, after collision with the
bow of the Swedish-America Liner "S.S. Stockholm",
"S.S. Andrea Doria" was struck on her starboard side, below the bridge.
She sank exactly 11 hours later, on the morning of the 26th.
When: 07/26/1956, 10:09 AM EDT
Where: Atlantic ocean, near the Nantucket lightship.
Status: Sunk; lying on her starboard side; port side lifeboats gone.
Notes: Wreck is a dangerous dive, wires, currents and poor visibility
Position: 40' 30m N, 69' 53m W (Atlantic)