Principessa Mafalda

Brasil,South America

Principessa Mafalda was built in Sestri Levante in Italy and launched in 1908. She sank outside Porto Seguaro 25.October 1927 under a voyage from Genoa to Buenos Aires with 971 passengers. On her way towards Buenos Aires she experienced mechanical problems and in the evening they also lost one of the propellers and an emergency signal was sent out. At 22:10 that same night she sank with her stern first. According to local dive shops the remains of the ship rest today on a depth of approx 12 to 20 meter outside Porto Seguaro.

Former names:
Principessa Mafalda

146,0 x 16,9 x 9,9 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
9210 grt
Sestri Levante ( IT ) 1908 Genoa  ( IT )

Picture: Prinicpessa Mafalda
Courtesy of Ocean Liners Magazine