Statistics

  

RETURN TO THE HOMEPAGE                                                                                                                                                                                                                         RMS SYLVANIA 1956


 

Historical Statistics:

 

 

 

Builder:

John Brown & Co. (Clydebank) Ltd, Clydebank, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Yard Number:

 

Date of Build:

1956

Vessel Name:

RMS Sylvania

 Other Names:
  Fairwind (1968 - 1988)
  Sitmar Fairwind (1988)
  Dawn Princess (1988 - 1993)
  Albatros (1993 - 2003)
  Genoa (2003 - 2004)

Type of Vessel:

Passenger ocean liner

Date Launched:

22nd November 1956

Launched by:

Mrs Norman A. Robertson (wife of the Canadian High Commissioner in London)

Maiden Voyage:

27th June 1956

Greenock to Quebec & Montreal

Final Commercial Voyage:

?

Final Voyage:

21st December 2003

Genoa to Alang, India

Location Scrapped:

Alang, India 2004

 

 

Flag:

British

Port of Registry:

Liverpool, England, UK

Original Owners / Operators:

Cunard Line, Liverpool, England, UK

 

 

 

Technical Statistics:

 

 

 

Length:

608.3 ft

Breadth:

80 ft

Draft:

?

Gross Registered Tonnage

22,017 tons

Power:

steam turbines driving two propellers

Propulsion:

two propellers

Maximum Speed:

? knots

Service Speed:

20 knots

Passengers & Crew:

154 First class, 724 Tourist class and 461 crew

 

 

 



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