Here are some of my favorite vintage Costa ships from years ago.
Costa Riviera ex Lloyd Trestino's Guglielmo Marconi.
The extensively remodeled Costa Line's Flavia Originally Built as Cunard Line's Media
The Columbus C - ex Europa and Kungsholm
On Charter to Costa Cruises - the Angelina Lauro of Lauro Lines - Previously the Oranje.
Another chartered ship - Chandris Cruises Amerikanis.
The Fulvia ex Norwegian America Line Oslofjord.
Italia - Currently Laid up under Louis Cruise Line ownership as the Sapphire.
Carla C / Carla Costa - ex French Line Flandre
Costa Newbuild at the time - Eugenio C / Eugenio Costa.
Costa's newbuild at the time - The stylish Frederico C.