S.S. Brasil

Memories & Photos

 

The S.S. Brasil arriving in Rio during her maiden voyage, September 1958.

(Courtesy of Robert and Kenneth Bradsell.)

3rd Mate Harold Vanderploeg

Officer Staff during the early morning hours at the port bridge wing on the S.S. Brasil during her maiden voyage in September 12, 1958, Voyage 001 - Left to Right: 3rd Officer Harold Vanderploeg; 3rd Officer Tom McCaffrey (dec'd); 2nd Officer Benjamin Joyce (dec'd); 2nd Officer Ernest Rattray (dec'd); Commodore Thomas N. Simmons (dec'd) in the center; 2nd Officer Paul Esbensen (dec'd);  Staff Captain Robert H. Bradsell (dec'd); and 3rd Officer John Ferretti (dec'd)(Photo courtesy of Robert and Kenneth Bradsell; names courtesy of Captain Harold Vanderploeg. )

3rd Officer Harold Vanderploeg on the S.S. Brasil during her maiden voyage in September 12, 1958. (Photo courtesy of Captain Harold Vanderploeg. )

John Vincent O'Donnell

 

John Vincent O'Donnell, Mooremack's Director for Brasil, on board the S.S. Brasil after giving a press interview.

 

September 6, 1968 - Photo taken from the S.S. Brasil at Rio.  Robert Trisciuzzi's family and friends came to see them off.  They are the group by the cars.  (Courtesy of Robert Trisciuzzi.)

September 6, 1968 - Brothers will be brothers.  George playing tug of war with his twin brother, Robert, over a pair of binoculars.  Photo taken while the S.S. Brasil was leaving port in Guanabara Bay, Rio.  (Courtesy of Robert Trisciuzzi.)

September 1968 - George (on left) and his twin brother, Robert, getting ready to play their violins for the talent show.  (Courtesy of Robert Trisciuzzi.)

September 6, 1968 - George Trisciuzzi and his fraternal twin, Robert, before boarding the S.S. Brasil in Rio.  (Courtesy of Robert Trisciuzzi.)

September 16, 1968 - Robert (on left) and his siblings, George, and Andrea Trisciuzzi. (Courtesy of Robert Trisciuzzi.)

An oil painting by Captain Stephen Card.  The painting shows the ship leaving Hamilton Harbor, Bermuda, on June 22, 1969.  It was commissioned by Hall Coons, who sent us this photo.

 

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