Saturday, April 25, 2009


The Russian passenger liner and cruise ship IVAN FRANKO photographed in Lisbon in the 1980s.
The first of five sisters built in East Germany, IVAN FRANKO was introduced in 1964.
A curious fact is that she was painted with white hull for the builders sea trials, it was only afterwards that she was repainted black. Under Soviet Union operation she was managed and homeported in Odessa, Ukraine.
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