MS Achille Lauro 1965-94 - Deck Plans

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?MS Achille Lauro Deck Plans

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On this page you will see two Deck plans, the first is one hails from her Two Class days, be it her Liner or early Cruise Days, the Second is a plan taken from the 1991/92 Australian Cruise brochure, being a One Class version, but using her full capacity of 1,343 passengers, utilising all berths onboard. However, in Europe she would normally be operating with only 800 passengers.

You will also note that the highest deck shown on these plans is Lido deck; however there is also Sport/Sun Decks. These are separated by the original oval First Class swimming pool, but I will place a photograph below where we can see these decks!

From this fine stern view we can clearly see Sport Deck, which is fully netted and raised like a roof. Then comes the Oval Pool

down on Lido Deck and up on the same level as Sport Deck, aft of the superstructure is Sun Deck, although it is just out of sight.

This wonderful photograph of the Achille Lauro was taken in Sydney on January 9, 1992 by & ? Peter Dixon

It is important to note that both plans on this page are small versions; the larger versions may be accessed by clicking on each plan and a new page will open with the new large plan. Although, once it opens, it may at first reduce, just click on the new image and it will expand to it actual full size!


1 - First and Tourist Class ~ MS Achille Lauro


Click the above Plan for the full sized image


2 - One Class Cruise Ship ~ MS Achille Lauro


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MS Willem Ruys / MS Achille Lauro - INDEX:

MS Willem Ruys: ? Part One.

Photo Page One: ???? First Class.

Photo Page Two:????? Tourist Class.

Page Three:???????????? Brochures.

Achille Lauro:??????? Part Two.

Page Two:?????????????? Deck Plans.

Page Three:???????????? Brochures.


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????? ???????????????????????????????? MS Sibajak - Royal Rotterdam Lloyd. 

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