Adriatica Line - from ?MS Dan Giorgio to MV Royal Star & Ocean Mist

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Adriatica Line

“Adriatica” S.p.A. di Navigazione

MS San Giorgio

Later: City of Andros, Ocean Islander, Royal Star

In November 2009 - she was renamed

PV Ocean Mist


Passenger Photo Page


The photographs on this page are ? and taken by happy past passenger - Mr. David Harrison


A delightful view of the Royal Star at anchor 



Just forward of the bridge is an excellent observation deck, let alone a sun baking space


Sailing through some calm Indian Ocean waters


A view of the bridge


Sumptuous Cakes galore! 


A fine model of the Royal Star located on board 


The ships funnel 



Page 1?????????????? MS San Giorgio? ?????? ?????? ? Her history as well as that of her sister MS San Marco

????????????????????????????????????????????????? ?????????????? ?????? To her end as the PV Ocean Mist

Page 2?????????????? Royal Star Photo Page ????????????? ? A series of photographs of San Giorgio’s later incarnation

????????????????????????????????????????????????? ?????????????? ?????? As the Royal Star, including her Deck Plan

Page 3?????????????? Royal Star’s Final Crew List ? Provided by The African Safari crew members

Page 4….????????????? Royal Star Photos ?????????????? ? Provided by David Harrison


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