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SS Normandie Dining Room...all Lalique, Christofle, and Haviland...who says the French can't do it right..."the most beautiful ship in the world..."

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xxhmrfscxx: Grand Salon of the SS Normandie (1935) (Art Deco)


Sending "remains" of the transatlantic passenger liner "Normandie" in the scrap metal; New York; 1946

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View Of Half-Submerged SS Normandie

View of the French luxury ocean liner SS Normandie as it lies on its side and half-submerged in dock, New York, New York, June 1942. The ship had been seized by the US government after France's surrender to German in World War II, renamed the USS Lafayette, and was in the process of being refitted as an American troop transport when an accidental fire broke out, seriously damaging the ship.


close-to-the-knives: adventures-of-the-blackgang: SS Normandie sunk at the Pier SS Normandie was an ocean liner built in Saint-Nazaire, France, for the French Line Compagnie Générale Transatlantique. She entered service in 1935 as the largest and fastest passenger ship afloat. During World War II, Normandie was seized by US authorities at New York and renamed USS Lafayette. On 9 February, 1942, the liner caught fire while being converted to a troopship, capsized onto her port side and…

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Decodence: Legendary Interiors and Illustrious Travelers Aboard the SS Normandie

Art Deco luminaries, including Hermés, Raymond Subes, Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann and Jean Dupas, designed many of the maiden voyages features.