Proudly presents the fine ITALIAN LINE seagoing tradition ... staterooms designed for regal comfort ... many with private verandahs and sitting rooms ... broad ... expansive promenade decks ... both open and glass enclosed ... a wide open sports deck ... attractive Verandah Cafe ... two outdoor pools ... cocktail lounge and smoke rooms. Outstanding in their design are the imposing social lounges, where artistry and good taste in decoration combine to give you the feeling of being in a luxurious home. These rooms of splendor are fitting backgorunds for the gala social events planned for your eintertainment. Writing rooms ... library ... gymnasium ... beauty salon ... barber shop ... and ship’s Chapel spell out the perfect ship for a perfect CRUISE.
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The huge open air pools, surrounded by spacious decks, enable you to enjoy real outdoor life at sea First Class stateroom, typical of the accommodations so thoughtfully planned for your comfort. Picture yourself in the elegant First Class dining salon.
M.V. Saturnia
Builders: Cantiere Navate Triestino - Monfalcone, Italy
Launched: 1927
Scraped: 1965
Gross Tonnage: 23,970 tons
Length: 631 ft.
Width: 79 ft.
Propulsion: Twin Screw driven by Burmeister & Wain Diesels
Service Speed: 29 knots

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