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Name Official number Flag IMO
CONTE ROSSO    ITA   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1922  10/02/1921  02/1922 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Dalmuir Naval Constr Wk  611 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
17879 grt / 9909 nrt / 588.2 ft  74.2 ft  35.9 ft   
Engine builder Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
4 x double-reduction steam turbines geared to two screw shafts, 200lb 3650nhp 18kn, 2-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Lloyd Sabaudo S.A. per Azioni, Genoa  Genoa   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1932 'Italia' - Flotte Riuniti Cosulich - Lloyd Sabaudo - N.G.I., Trieste
1934 Lloyd Triestino, Trieste
1937 Lloyd Triestino Soc. Anon. di Navigazione, Trieste 
Vessel history
13-14/2/1922 trials; 15/3/1922 sailed Glasgow for Italy
29/3/1922 1st voyage Genoa-Naples-South America, but then on North Atlantic route to New York.
1928 transferred to Italy-South America service
 
Remarks
passengers: 342 x 1st, 214 x 2nd, 1800 x 3rd 
End year Fate / Status
1941  Torpedoed 24/05/1941 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by the British submarine HMS UPHOLDER in 36.41N - 15.42E on passage Naples to Tripoli with troops. Sunk 10 miles off Capo Murro di Porco, Sicily with heavy loss of life (1300?) 
 

 



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