Compagnie Générale Transatlantique
French shipping company
Compagnie Générale Transatlantique (CGT), also called French Line, was a French shipping line which operated ocean liners on the Transatlantic Route, it was founded by the Péreire Brothers in 1861, it would merge with Messageries Maritimes and then with Compagnie Générale Maritime in 1996 to form CMA CGM.
|Fate||Merged with Compagnie des Messageries Maritimes to form the Compagnie Générale Maritime|
John Dal Piaz
Among his fleet, he had the Ocean liners: SS La Bourgogne, which would sink south of Sable Island in Nova Scotia in 1899, and the SS Grandcamp, which would cause the Texas City Disaster in 1947, and for having had the ocean liners SS Paris, SS France (1912), SS Île de France, SS Normandie and the SS France of 1961.
- ↑ "Six Hundred Lives Were Lost at Sea on July Fourth," Terre Haute Express, July 6, 1898, pg. 1.
- ↑ "Texas City, Texas Disaster". Fire Prevention and Engineering Bureau of Texas. April 29, 1947. Retrieved 2014-12-29.
- ↑ "Histoire de la Compagnie Générale Transatlantique". Compagnie Générale Transatlantique (French Line) (in French). Archived from the original on 3 July 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2011.
- ↑ Reif, Rita (26 June 1988). "Antiques – A Proliferation of Poster Art". The New York Times. Retrieved 19 November 2008.
- ↑ Oudin, Bernard. Dictionnaire des Architectes, Sechiers, Paris, (1994), (in French), page 372.
- ↑ SS France (III)/Norway