Furness Line Silver Plated Pair Ice Cream Sundae Bowl by Walker & Hall (Our Ref FB6). (Formerly Used on SS Ocean Monarch Bermuda - New York Line).
9cm x 9cm cm Approx. Some bumps and uneven stems.Good solid condition, plating is still bright, some rubbing, surface marks, signs of age and use, commensurate with the clear pictures. Bumps and dings commensurate with age and use. You will receive the item pictured, so the photographs are integral to the condition report and listing. Engraved with the Furness Line monogram. This and the other pieces we have listed came from an individual connected to the SS Ocean Monarch, some of the pieces we have carry the'OM' monogram indicating SS Ocean Monarch, some pieces don't carry this additional OM monogram, but all came from the same source. You will receive the items pictured.
Affiliated with the Furness Withy conglomerate, it ran cruises from New York City primarily to the British territory of Bermuda. Two years after entering service in 1929, Bermuda was destroyed by fire and SS Queen of Bermuda replaced her in 1933. She was yard number 119, and was launched on 27 July 1950, with completion in March 1951. Ocean Monarch was used on the New York - Bermuda route.
As well as conveying passengers she was used to supply fresh drinking water to the island. She served with Furness Withy via subsidiary Furness Bermuda Line until 1966. On 22 September she was laid up in the River Fal, Cornwall. Operated by Balkantourist, Varna, She was used on cruises from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Varna was laid up in 1970 at Perama, Greece.In 1973, Varna was chartered by Sovereign Cruises, but only made two voyages with them. She was then laid up again. Her name was changed to Venus in 1977 and Riviera in 1978.  in 1979, she was refurbished for use by Trans-Tirreno Express. She was chartered by SUR-Seereisen, Germany, who announced a series of Mediterranean cruises to take place in summer 1981. Her name was changed to Reina del Mar. On 28 May 1981, a fire broke out which completely gutted the passenger accommodation.
The tow parted and Reina del Mar ran aground on Salamina Island. After being refloated, she was moored near Rasa Sayang, which had also been gutted by fire. On 1 June 1981, a new fire broke out on Reina del Mar, and she was then scuttled off Kynosoura.
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