Scott Houston McBee’s rendering of the Conte di Savoia.
Principessa Mafalda with family and friends aboard the Conte Di Savoi.
Princess Mafalda married the Prince of Hesse. In 1943 when Mussolini was overthrown, and the King led the country into the Allied camp, both the Princess and Prince were sent to a concentration camp where they died.
Conte Di Savoi First Class passengers in dinner dress visiting the stabilizer system – a first for trans-Atlantic liners in the 1930s. [Read more...]