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CAP POLONIO (Hamburg South America Line)~d

postcard, 5.5" x 3.5", 140mm x 90mm
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Product information

postcard by Georg Stilke, 

posted, stamp removed, some postmark on front, very minor knocks,

5.5" x 3.5", 140mm x 90mm (approx)

our ref: XRE115

pictured at Hamburg

CAP POLONIO (Hamburg-Sud)

Launched for Hamburg South America Line as Cap Polonio in 1914 she was completed as an auxiliary cruiser renamed Vineta. However she proved unsuitable and was returned for refitting as a passenger liner, named Cap Polonio,  with the work suspended for the duration of the war. In 1919 she was transferred to Britain and sailed on one voyage each for Union-Castle and P&O. Laid up in 1920, she was sold back to Hamburg-South America in 1921, entering service in 1922. She was laid up in 1931 because of the depression and broken up at Bremerhaven in 1935.

Technical specifications

Brand: Georg Stilke
Condition: Used
Product Code: XRE115a

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