ITEM # SLSSB-00
"S.S. CALIFORNIA PASSENGER LIST"
An original passenger list & information guide for
PANAMA PACIFIC LINE'S
Saturday, November 16th, 1935
New York, Miami, Havana, The Panama Canal,
Los Angeles & San Francisco trip.
A 13 page booklet listing all passengers, crew, a map of the voyage,
& advertisements of the era.
One very unusual , & very early advertisement was placed by
PAN AMERICAN AIRWAYS
CLIPPER CLASS SERVICE TO SOUTH AMERICA
from Texas & Florida.
The S.S. California was eventually purchased in 1938 by
MOORE McCORMACK LINES
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK
& converted into the
serving also as a World War II Troopship in 1942.
The booklet is in excellent condition for its age
& also contains a B&W photo of some of its passengers
aboard the voyage.
A very rare & extremely hard to find item
5 1/4" wide x 6 5/8" high
ITEM # SLSSB-0
An original tourist class two page fold out
"S.S. NIEUW AMSTERDAM"
Monday , September 14th, 1964
Commanded by Captain C.M. Snelleman , D.S.C.
The program's date was misprinted as
Monday, September 14th 1694
A nice & unique item for someone that may have traveled
aboard this ship.
ITEM # SLSSB-1
"THE UNION CASTLE LINE"
MAIL STEAMSHIP CO. LTD.
Four original items from the famous British
"UNION CASTLE, MAIL STEAMSHIP CO LTD.
"RMS WINDSOR CASTLE"
Departing Cape town, South Africa , July 14th, 1939
The line offered weekly mail service via luxurious passenger lines from
England to East, West, and South Africa, stopping off in places like
Madeira, Tenerife, Las Palmas, Tangier, Gibraltar, Marseilles,
Genoa, Port Said, and more.
Their ships were named after the
"CASTLE'S OF ENGLAND"
The above (left side top) is a 18 page passenger
information and passengers list ,
crew information, list of the entire Castle Line Fleet,
Bell time aboard the ship, mileage between points, and misc. advertisements of the period.
To the right of the passenger list is a two page
MUSIC PROGRAMME, ORCHESTRAL CONCERT
played Wednesday, July 19th, 1939
Left side bottom is a large fold out passenger information guide,
office locations and ship accommodations, with
black and white photos of other ships as well as a large map
of Africa from the late 1930's
20" tall x 15" wide
Right side photo
The original passenger ticket # 1317 purchased by
Mr. Ben Lobdill, issued at Johannesburg the 5th of July 1939
to return to England.
The ticket was purchased in advance by a friend or relative
aboard a Cunard/White Star Line Vessel departing New York May 1st, 1939
JUST GREAT PIECES OF STEAMSHIP HISTORY
SOLD AS A SET ONLY
ITEM # SLSSB-2
"WHILE THE SHIP WAITS AT
PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA"
An original tourist information guide for the
South African Seaport
on the shores of Algoa Bay on Africa's southern west side,
just around the horn from Cape Town.
The 34 page brochure goes into the cities founding history, places to
visit, and city services.
PRESENTED WITH THE COMPLIMENTS OF THE
PORT ELIZABETH PUBLICITY ASSOCIATION
Great reading material with original , and very historic,
South African Seaport Information
ITEM # SLSSB-3
"U.S. LINES/AMERICAN PRESIDENT LINES"
DECK PLANS, AND PASSENGER INFORMATION GUIDE
An original 30" x 18" fold out brochure
of "DECK PLANS" and "SHIP INFORMATION"
from the two sister ships
"PRESIDENT HARDING & ROOSEVELT"
THE WORLDS FASTEST "OIL BURNING" CABIN CLASS LINERS
The plans include photos of the ship's
unusual luxuries and services.
Printed in the U.S.A July 1935
ITEM # SLSSB-4
"ROYAL ROTTERDAM LLOYD"
An original, first and tourist class,
four sided fold out, sailing and fare schedule
from Royal Rotterdam Lloyd's
"M.S. WILLEM RUYS"
Round the world service
Dated February, 1959
New York's Agents
"HOLLAND AMERICA LINE"
29 Broadway, New York, NY
"THE MS WILLEM RUYS"
Named after the former director of the line,
and intended for service in 1940, but delayed by WW11
and commissioned for service in 1947.
"De Schelde Shipyards"
631 feet long x 82 feet wide.
Sulzer diesel engines geared to a twin screw, service speed 22 knots
Holding 900 passengers in four classes
"THE WIRELESS STATION"
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