SHIPPING: Aristotle's Yacht

Aristotle Socrates Onassis, who added the world's biggest tanker to his 100-ship fleet only two weeks ago (TIME, June 14), is not the man to let barnacles grow. Last week, out from a Kiel shipyard for a trial run with Onassis on board sailed his new yacht, probably the fanciest private ship afloat. Called the Christina (after his wife), Onassis' floating palace is a 1,445-ton, 303-ft. Canadian destroyer escort (Stormont) rebuilt into a yacht at an estimated cost of $2,500,000. In the afterdeck is a marble swimming pool, with a mosaic floor...

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