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Name Official number Flag IMO
CONTE BIANCAMANO    ITA   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1925  23/04/1925  11/1925 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Dalmuir Naval Constr Wk  640 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
24416 grt / 13682 nrt / 650.9 ft.  76.1 ft.  27.5 ft.   
Engine builder Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Dalmuir
Engine detail
2 - Screw. Four Steam Turbines DR geared to Two screw shafts. 220lbs. 4421NHP.20knots Two Funnels. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Lloyd Sabaudo S.A. per Azioni, Genoa  Genoa   
Other names
1942 USS HERMITAGE - 1947 CONTE BIANCAMANO 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1932 'Italia' - Flotte Riuniti Cosulich, Lloyd Sabaudo, N.G.I., Genoa
1937 Lloyd Triestino Soc. Anon. di Nav., Genoa
12/1941 United States Maritime Commission - 1941 United States Line
1942 August 14th. Commissioned as a US Troop Transport (AP.54) 7000 troops
05/1947 returned to owners
1950 Soc. Maritima Nazionale - Italia Soc. per Azioni di Nav., Genoa 
Vessel history
1940 Interned in Balboa. Panama Canal Zone when Italy declared war on USA, seized 12/1941 by U.S.A.
1948 Re-condisioned Monfalcone Shipyard. now 252 First class, 455 Cabin & 893 Economy 
Remarks
As built 180 First Class,220 Second Class, 390 Economy Class and 2660 Third Class 
End year Fate / Status
1960  Broken Up 16/08/1960 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at La Spezia for breaking. 
 

 



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