T. S. S. I l e d e F r a n c e
Ile de France, Turbine Steam Ship
Company: Compagnia Generale TransAtlantique (CGT) - French Line - Paris, France
Insurers: Lloyd's of London Indemnity, London, England, UK
Registry: Paris, France
da la Atlantique (CIE), Penhoet, St. Nazaire, France
Tonnage: 44,356 GRT
Hull/Keel: Steel/steel (Black/red)
Rudder: 1; Amidships, balanced
Livery: White over black
Funnels: 2; Black over red; Originally 3.
Engines: Steam turbines
Drive: Quad screw; 2 x port, 2 x starboard; (shafts balanced)
Props: Quad blade; 23 tons each
Speed: 20 Knots
Passengers: _,___ 1st Class, _,___
2nd Class, _,___ 3rd Class
"T.S.S. Ile de France" was rebuilt after the second World
War. Her funnels were changed from
three to two, as the painting above depicts.
She was there to help the passengers and crew of the "s.s. Andrea Doria" on July 25th, 1956.
Status: Scrapped, vessel no longer exists.