S.S. Eugenio C & Big Red Boat II
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A selection of Photographs & Post Cards
Linea C postcard of Eugenio C
Linea C postcard of EugenioCosta. The Cogedar Liner SS Flavia is seen behind her
An aerial view of this fine ship
The following two photo’s were kindly provided by Mr. Federico Di Girolamo - Argentina
Federico Di Girolamo seen with his children, whilst
Photo taken 11 March, 1995
Mr. Federico Di Girolamo is seated in front of a tapestry featuring the Eugenio C
onboard Costa Romantica in the Boticchelli Restaurant
Photograph taken on 15 February, 2006
and below, two fine images of the
SS Big Red Boat II
The Big Red Boat II
2. The following set of photographs was taken during her lay-up in
A series of photographs taken during her lay-up in Freeport
Big Red Boat II arrives in
became a sad sight as she was badly neglected whilst laid up in
The Big Red bunkering in the
(Photo © 2005 www.shipinfo.org.uk)
Big Red ex Big Red Boat II,
is the way we would like to remember her,
This is the way we would like to remember her,as a glamorous white Italian liner, the magnificent SS Eugenio C
Eugino C -
SS Eugino C -Big Red Boat II – INDEX:
Page One … The ships history.
Page Two … Photo Album.
Page Three … Big Red Boat II – Photo album - laid up
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