R.M.S.  S Y L V A N I A  1956


RETURN TO THE HOMEPAGE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   THE CUNARDERS


Welcome to our RMS Sylvania website. With a long and varied career, the Sylvania was a most remarkable ship.

The Sylvania was built in 1956 for Cunard Line's Dominion service to Canada as the last of the Saxonia Sisters quartet. After her time with Cunard she underwent a radical and dramatic rebuild in Italy in 1971 and after this transformation enjoyed a highly successful career with Sitmar Line cruising in North America. She finally was scrapped in Alang, India in 2004.

This website celebrates the history of this remarkable ship and honours its unique place in maritime history in the story of Cunard Line's Dominion service to Canada and ocean travel in the mid to late 20th century.


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RMS SYLVANIA



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Her Regular Service Route: Great Britain to Canada

Liverpool to Quebec City and Montreal "Dominion" service

"THE DOMINION SERVICE"

CUNARD LINE, LIVERPOOL




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