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07/12/1932 The first gyrostabilized ship arrives

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SS Conte Di Savoia

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Sea Sickness Abolished! (1932)

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Napoli. La grande motonave "Conte di Savoia" compie il suo viaggio di collaudo

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1922 Lawrence Sperry Invents Sperry Stabilizers (Gyroscope) for Ocean Liners

Italian steamer SS Conte di Savoia anchored in New York. She was the first transatlantic liner fitted with gyro-stabilizers. This device made the ship more stable in the water, so the passengers did not suffer seasickness or suffered it to the lesser degree. The cruise was, however, not as comfortable as intended.