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PS Lombardia                                            Static location : Arona, Lake Maggiore, Italy


Lombardia at Arona in 2015 : photo courtesy of Zsolt Szabo


Built in 1908 by N Odera, Genoa
Length : 52 metres

Compound Diagonal engines removed after withdrawal in 1958
Used as a reataurant at Baveno until 1969
Moved to Arona for continued use as a restaurant and now as a night club
The vessel has had her upper deck roofed over to alter her original appearance

See more of Lombardia including on-board views of the vessel by kind courtsy of Zsolt Szabo

Above : Lombardia in service. Photo collection of Markus Graf, shown here with thanks

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