NAUTICAL POST CARDS

 

 

ITEM # SLPC-00

"SS OLYMPIC"

White Star Line's SS Olympic

Titanic's Twin Sister

Unused / No Postmark

15.00

 

ITEM # SLPC-1
"THE GOOD NEIGHBOR LINERS"
S.S. BRAZIL/ARGENTINA & S.S. URUGUAY

 

A pair of Moore McCormack Line postcards.
1950's vintage
Left side
S.S. Brazil/Argentina

(both mentioned on the card back)
Postmarked from Trinidad & Tobago to New York City
Right side
S.S. Uruguay
Postcard unused

Both cards published from the art of Fred Hoertz
15.00

for the pair

ITEM # SLPC-2
"THE BREMEN"

North German Lloyd Line
S.S. BREMEN
Written on board the ship but never mailed
10.00

ITEM # SLPC-2A
"S.S. OCEANIC"

Home Lines S.S. Oceanic
Postmarked from Curaco to New York City
7.50

"ITEM # SLPC-3"
"THE S.S. UNITED STATES"

An original postcard from the gift shop of the
"S.S. UNITED STATES"
The worlds fastest ship, also known as the "BIG U"
The ships design began in 1943 by
Mr. William Francis Gibbs, intended to be the
fastest and safest ship in the world!!
The U.S. Government gave its support realizing its potential
as a troopship.
By the late forties the plans were complete under the tightest of security.
The keel was laid in February of 1950, 15 months later
she was "FLOATED OUT" , not  traditionally launched.
She was 30,000 tons lighter than the Queen Elizabeth,
made from a special blend of aluminum alloy.
Built by
NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING & DRY DOCK
NEWPORT NEWS, VA 1952
53,329 gross tons, 990 feet long, 101 feet wide,
driven by steam turbines geared to a quadruple screw, with a service
speed of 32-33 knots (hit 40 on trial runs), no luxury ship could ever outpace her!!!
She could hold 1,928 passengers, 871 first, 508 cabin, and 549 tourist class.
Built at a cost of 77 million.
15.00

ITEM # SLPC-3A

"U.S. LINES SS AMERICA"

US Lines SS America, mailed to a Brooklyn, NY address

from overseas

The SS United States running mate

10.00

ITEM # SLPC-4
"EMPRESS OF ENGLAND"

An original postcard from the gift shop of  Canadian Pacific Line's
"EMPRESS OF ENGLAND"
The next generation vessel after the Empress of Britain.
Sailed between Liverpool,  Quebec, and Montreal in summer,
and Liverpool and Saint John, N.B. in winter.
25,500 tons, 640 feet long, 85 feet wide with a service
speed of 20 knots.
Carried 160 first class , and 898 tourist.
1950's vintage
10.00

ITEM # SLPC-5
"CUNARD'S FAMOUS R.M.S. CARONIA"
"THE GREEN GODDESS"

An original postcard from the R.M.S. CARONIA,
the largest ship to have only one funnel, and the largest
funnel ever to go to sea.
The vessel was painted almost entirely in green and nicknamed
"THE GREEN GODDESS"
Built to carry a reduced passenger load of 900, most
of them elderly and wealthy, and attended by almost
an equal number of crew.
The ship was also called the
"MILLIONAIRE'S YACHT", and the worlds largest
" FLOATING COUNTRY CLUB"
Some devoted passengers lived on her for years,
one woman creating an unsurpassed record
lived on her for "FIFTEEN  YEARS", giving Cunard and
estimated "FOUR MILLION IN FARES".
Built by John Brown & Company, Clydebank, Scotland 1948
34, 172 gross tons, 715 feet long, 94 feet wide, propelled by steam turbines
with a twin screw, and a service speed of 22 knots.
she could carry 932 passengers, 581 first class , and 351 cabin.
10.00

ITEM # SLPC-5A

"RMS QUEEN MARY"

Cunard/ White Star Line's RMS Queen Mary

Postmarked June 28th, 1938 from

Southampton to Philadelphia, PA

10.00


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