May 22, 2008 - Sale 2147

Sale 2147 - Lot 44

Price Realized: $ 210
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 100 - $ 200
(CANADIAN PACIFIC LINE.) "Empress of Canada" (II). Group of 18 pieces related to the ship, including 2 deck plans, brochures, press releases, and 8 vintage photographs (including a few showing her being refloated). Late 1940s-early 1950s

Additional Details

The twin-screw ship began her career as the "Duchess of Richmond" in 1928. She was refitted after World War II and renamed the "Empress of Canada" in 1947. The ship was destroyed by fire in January 1953, and then refloated in September 1954 so she could be sold for scrap.