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Accommodation Plan - Chandris Lines, RHMS Queen Frederica, 1968 Document Reg. No: HT 14833

Summary:
Folded accommodation and berthing plan for Chandris Lines, RHMS Queen Frederica. There plans feature a photographic image of the ship in blue and show the floor plans of the different decks of the ship. They also note that the ship was fully Air Conditioned.

Built in 1926 as the Malolo for the American Matson Line, with accommodation for 693 first class passengers, she was renamed the Matsonia in 1937 and sailed the San Francisco to Honolulu route until requisitioned to use as a troopship from 1941 to 1946. Sold to the Panamanian Home Line and renamed Atlantic in 1949 she sailed various routes until 1955 when she was sold to the Greek National Hellenic American Line, refitted to accommodate 190 first class, 250 cabin class and 800tourist class passengers, and renamed Queen Frederica. In January 1956 she was altered to carry first and tourist class passengers only, and in November that year was sold to Chandris Lines where she sailed various routes. She was sold again in 1971 and was used as a cruise ship until gutted by fire in 1978.
Description:
Folded plan printed on white stock in dark blue lettering & lining. Features photographic image of the ship in blue and floor plans of the different decks of the ship.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Paul Carman, 2006
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: immigration, pamphlets, shipping, shipping lines, ship memorabilia, shipping industry, ships, plan drawings, accommodation
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Shipping Lines
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Printed on front page in blue: "CHANDRIS LINES / R.H.M.S. "QUEEN FREDERICA" / BERTHING PLAN"
Printed next page: "R.H.M.S. "QUEEN FREDERICA" / ONE CLASS SHIP / 22,500 TonS dIS. Fully air Conditioned
User: Chandris Line Ltd., London, England, Great Britain, 1964
Ship Depicted: National Hellenic American Line Transatlantic Passenger Service, 1964

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William D. Scaramangos Posted on 10 Dec 2012 2:30 PM
I sailed upon the Queen Frederica from Greece to New York in the Spring of 1963, I recently found the ship's news paper (teletype dated March 29th, 1963) indicating President Kennedy's announcements on the Cuba Crisis and Casto's plans to purchase War Planes and the Soviet Union pulling out of the Caribbean by the thousands...What a fabulous time we had then and the memorabilia I saved has brought back many memories of that journey.

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