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1963/64 Ships & Sailing Schedules

Ocean Liners & Cruise Ships of Port Everglades

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Franca C 1914 Franca C Costa Line
Built: 1914 Gross tons: 6822 Length: 427ft (130m) Beam: 54ft (16m) Draft: 18ft (5m) Speed: 15kn Registry: Italy Passengers: 354 First Class

Acquired by Costa Line in 1953, she became a full time cruise ship in 1959 with 2 and 3-berth cabins (all with private facilities), complete air-conditioning and swimming pool on the extended Lido Deck. In a brilliant decision the company based their new winter cruise operation at Port Everglades. An enthusiastic Italian crew and wonderful Italian cuisine made life sweet aboard the Franca C. Originally a freighter Medina. After 1970, cruised only in Europe until sold in 1977 and renamed Doulos.

SAILING SCHEDULE of Franca C - all sailingsArriveDepart
Franca C arrives on transatlantic voyage westbound from Genoa via Funchal, St. Thomas, Port-au-Prince and Kingston; departs on 11-day Caribbean cruise to St. Thomas, Guadeloupe, La Guaira, Curacao, Nassau and Port Everglades. Nov 05Nov 06
Franca C arrives from cruise; departs on 5-day Caribbean cruise to Port-au-Prince, Port Antonio and Port Everglades. Nov 17Nov 17
Franca C arrives from cruise; departs on 13-day Caribbean cruise to St. Thomas, Guadeloupe, St. Lucia, Trinidad, Grenada, La Guaira, Curacao, Port-au-Prince and Port Everglades. Nov 22Nov 23
Franca C arrives from cruise; departs on 12-day Caribbean cruise to San Juan, St. Thomas, Guadeloupe, La Guaira, Curacao, Port-au-Prince and Port Everglades. Dec 06Dec 07
Franca C arrives from cruise; departs on 14-day Caribbean cruise to San Juan, St. Thomas, Guadeloupe, St. Lucia, Trinidad, Grenada, La Guaira, Curacao, Port-au-Prince and Port Everglades. Dec 19Dec 20
Franca C arrives from cruise; departs on 5-day Caribbean cruise to Port-au-Prince, Port Antonio and Port Everglades. Jan 03Jan 04
Franca C arrives from cruise; departs on 13-day Caribbean cruise to San Juan, St. Thomas, Martinique, Barbados, Grenada, La Guaira, Curacao, Nassau and Port Everglades. Jan 09Jan 11
Franca C arrives from cruise; departs on 13-day Caribbean cruise to St. Thomas, Guadeloupe, St. Lucia, Trinidad, Grenada, La Guaira, Curacao, Port-au-Prince and Port Everglades. Jan 24Jan 25
Franca C arrives from cruise; departs on 14-day Caribbean cruise to San Juan, St. Thomas, Martinique, Barbados, Grenada, La Guaira, Curacao, Port-au-Prince, Nassau and Port Everglades. Feb 07Feb 08
Franca C arrives from cruise; departs on 13-day Caribbean cruise to San Juan, St. Thomas, Martinique, Barbados, Grenada, La Guaira, Curacao, Port-au-Prince and Port Everglades. Feb 22Feb 22
Franca C arrives from cruise; departs on 13-day Caribbean cruise to St. Thomas, Guadeloupe, St. Lucia, Trinidad, Grenada, La Guaira, Curacao, Port-au-Prince and Port Everglades. Mar 06Mar 07
Franca C arrives from cruise; departs on 8-day Caribbean cruise to San Juan, St. Thomas, Port-au-Prince and Port Everglades. Mar 20Mar 21
Franca C arrives from cruise; departs on 11-day Caribbean cruise to St. Thomas, Guadeloupe, La Guaira, Curacao, Nassau and Port Everglades. Mar 29Mar 30
Franca C arrives from cruise; departs on 7-day Caribbean cruise to San Juan, St. Thomas and Port Everglades. Apr 10Apr 10
Franca C arrives from cruise; departs on 13-day Caribbean cruise to St. Thomas, Guadeloupe, St. Lucia, Trinidad, Grenada, La Guaira, Curacao, Port-au-Prince and Port Everglades. Apr 17Apr 14
Franca C arrives from cruise; departs on 8-day Caribbean cruise to San Juan, St. Thomas, Nassau and Port Everglades. May 01May 02
Franca C arrives from cruise; departs on transatlantic voyage eastbound to San Juan, Madeira, Casablanca, Tangier, Barcelona, Cannes and Genoa. May 10May 11