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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Italian Liner Duilio

Italian Liner Duilio

At the left, G.B. Russo stands with his daughter, Josephine, on the deck of the Italian Line Duilio. The life saving ring identifies the ship which traveled between New York and Genoa. The other two people are not identified.


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TitleItalian Liner Duilio

4The SS Duilio was the first Italian super ocean liner. It began operation October 29, 1923 and ended in 1943 when it was sunk by allied aircraft. G.B. Russo had returned to Sicily to bring his daughter Josephine back to Grand Rapids. She was born in 1913 and appears to be about 11 or 12 years old in the photo.

CollectionRusso Family

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