Moore-McCormack SS Brasil

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SS Universe Explorer

  Previously: Enchanted Seas, Queen of Bermuda, Canada Star, Liberte, Island Sun,

Volendam, Monarch Sun, Volendam, Brasil Broken up named SS Universe


 Cabin Plan 



Sports / Observation / Sun / Boat / Promenade / Upper / Main / Aloha / Bali Decks

Observation Deck


Sun Deck


Boat Deck


Promenade Deck



Upper Deck



Main Deck



Aloha & Bali Decks


Sadly, SS Universe Explorer was broken up in 2005 - another fine American Liner has been lost!



SS Brasil & Argentina to SS Universe Explorer INDEX:

Page One: SS Brasil & Argentine’s history.

Page Two: SS Brasil & Argentina’s Deck Plan.

Page Three: SS Volendam to Enchanted Seas.

Page Four: SS Universe Explorer / Universe.

Page Five: SS Universe Explorer Deck Plan.


“Blue Water Liners sailing to the distant shores.
I watched them come, I watched them go and I watched them die.”



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