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CANADA STAR (Bermuda Star Line) postcard (a1)

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official postcard,  not posted,  5.5" x 3.5", 140mm x 90mm
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Product information

CANADA STAR
Passenger liner built at Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Mississippi, that entered service in 1958 as Brasil for Moore-McCormack Lines' South America service. Sold in 1972 to Holland-America Line and converted into a cruise ship, renamed Volendam. Chartered in 1975 to Monarch Cruise Line and renamed Monarch Sun but  the company was purchased by Holland-America in 1976 and she returned to the parent company as Volendam in 1977. Sold in 1983 to CY Tungs' Orient Overseas Line but sold on to Bahama Star Line in 1984 and renamed Island Sun. At the end of 1985 she started week long cruises from Tahiti renamed Liberté for the same owner. Sold in 1987 to American Hawaii Cruises but then sold on to Orley Shipping of Panama and was now operated by Bermuda Star Line, now renamed Canada Star. Renamed Queen Of Bermuda in 1989 and her owners were purchased by Effjohn International. In November 1991 she was renamed Enchanted Seas and operated out of New Orleans by Commodore Cruise Line. In 1996 she was sold to American V Ships and renamed Universe Explorer was converted for Semester At Sea service. Laid up at Hong Kong in 2004 she went to the breakers at Alang at the end of the year with one more name change, now Universe.
note: postcard is for Queen Of Bermuda but ship is pictured as Canada Star!

official postcard, 
not posted, 
5.5" x 3.5", 140mm x 90mm (approx)
our ref: SRM422a

Technical specifications

Product Code: SRM422a
Brand: Official / Company
Condition: Used

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