|Princess Italia - Princess Cruises Livery|
December 15, 1967 - Los Angeles.... The M.V. Princess Italia, world's newest cruise liner, arrived in Los Angeles, it new home port, today, following its delivery from Trieste, Italy.
The $20 Million super cruise ship received a festive welcome, greeted by fireboats water displays, music and civic dignitaries.
Stanley B. McDonald, President of Princess Cruises, who will operate the luxury vessels on a scheduled 2-week sailngs to Acapulco and other Mexican ports of call.
The Princess Italia went on to sail as the Italia for Costa Line, Ocean Princess for Ocean Cruise Line and Sapphire for Louis Cruise Lines. She was later scrapped in Alang , India.