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Plucky, Lucky Franconia

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Post-war, Franconia brought home prisoners of war from Asia and returned American troops to the US from Europe.


Franconia at Liverpool in 1954.

After resuming civilian service for Cunard in 1949, Franconia worked steadily on the North Atlantic and Caribbean. In 1956, when she was retired and scrapped, more than a few former passengers and crew members shed a tear.

They don’t build ships like Franconia anymore. That’s our loss.



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