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Ocean Explorer I

 

SS Emerald Seas Photo Album

 

Above we see the Ocean Explorer as the Eastern Steamship Lines SS Emerald Seas

All images (except those marked) are from a 1977 brochure. Emerald Seas operated cruises from Miami to the Bahamas for twenty years. The Brochure is from the author’s private collection.

Obviously she has undergone a number of refits since the images seen below for today, she is a modern perfectly kept ship, one we would like to see cruising for some time yet! However, being a steam ship may make this more difficult.

 

 Showtime in the Mayfair Ballroom

 

 Mayfair Ballroom

 

Mayfair Lounge Bar 

 

 Aquarius Club Bar

 

 Dining Room

 

Her magnificent aft decks with the Terrace forward of the Pool

 

 The Terrace

 

Outside Twin

 

 Outside Twin

 

 Inside Single/Two Berth

 

The Brochure

(From the author’s private collection)

 

 Emerald Seas Glass

From the author’s private collection

We have been unable to locate any interior photographs of the Emerald Seas in her later years. If you are able to help me, it would be much appreciated!

Additional Photographs

I received an email from a Carole Revetti; “I came across your website and noticed you were looking for pictures of the Emerald Seas. Our high school used to go on this ship for our senior cruises.” (Edited).

Below are several photographs of the Emerald seas from those days. Thank you Carole!

 Emerald Seas at anchor

Provided by Carole Revetti

 

A fine bow shot

Provided by Carole Revetti

 

 

Above and Below: an excellent study of her radar mast, funnels and lifeboats. All look in superb condition!

Provided by Carole Revetti 

 

 

1980 Postcard of the SS Emerald Seas

 

 This fine postcard was provided by Mr. Harold Garwood of Jeffersonville, IN. USA who with his family cruised on her in 1980

 

The back of the postcard provided by Mr. Harold Garwood - USA

 

Author’s private collection

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Photographs on ssmaritime and associate pages are by the author or from the author’s private collection. In addition there are some images that have been provided by Shipping Companies and private photographers or collectors. Credit is given to all contributors. However, there are some photographs provided to me without details regarding the photographer/owner concerned. I hereby invite if owners of these images would be so kind to make them-selves known to me (my email address may be found on www.ssmaritime.com only), in order that due credit may be given. I know what it is like, I have seen a multitude of my own photographs on other sites, yet these individuals either refuse to provide credit or remove them when asked, knowing full well that there is no legal comeback when it comes to the net. However, let us show these charlatans up and do the right thing at all times and give credit where credit is due!

This notice covers all pages, although, and I have done my best to ensure that all photographs are duly credited and that this notice is displaced on each page, that is, when a page is updated!

 

 

 

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