I have always loved these deck plan booklets form American Export. Covering there 2 Lovely sisters Independence and Constitution… These are from March 1966 and looks almost brand new.
Nice plan for UC -SafMarine’s the SA Vaal … formerly the Transvaal Castle. Very light scuffs to the covers … full color deck plans and photos inside . Automobile Clube of California Agency stamp on the back side.
Issued in June 1970, this is a lovely set of plans for P&O’s Orsova. Great condition and almost like new … there are some interior photos included on the plans. University Travel Service agency stamp, Palo Alto, Ca
Great “blue” set of TC plans for the lovely Oronsay. These include some interior photos as well. Almost like new condition with a Palo Alto Agency stamp. Dated January 1971.
Great glossy Deck Plan for the first class areas on the Carinthia. One of the Canadian quartet .. she also did not endure a name change like the first 2 members of the quartet did when there started their almost fulltime cruising careers. Dated April 63 and Agency stamped in Van Nuys, Ca.
Lovely Plan for the Canadian Sylvania. She was one of the 4 post war sisters and one of the 2 that did not change names. Excellent condition and dated 7/64.
The Franconia did mostly Cruising in the 60’s … but she still did crossings as well. the ex-Ivernia she was given the name Franconia to harken the success of the Prewar beloved Franconia and the memory of her cruising record.
Lovely Tourist class deck Plans for the lovely Queen Mary. Could Cunard of had a more beloved vessel? Great Condition and dated 12/63, California Agency stamp.
Excellent QE CC deck plan … not as expensive as first class .. but certainly more luxury than Tourist Class. A lovely way to travel on the magnificent Flagship. Dated 1/66
Lovely Plan for the Caronia’s cabin class …. really was interchangeable with her most of her First Class accommodations . CC was for the more economical cruise traveler … and also needed for the High season of transatlantic. great condition with some BW photos. dated 3/61
An interesting view of the Britannia’s dining room with Hepplewhite chairs and table. I would love to tour the vessel someday! Publicity Photo excellent condition
Lovely color Photo of the magnificent Rotterdam. Nice modern photo printed on Kodak Paper.
Lovely launch photo for the Eva Peron. Shipyard workers stare at the beautiful lines of the grand lady after she is launched.
Excellent publicity Photo of the C# type cargo-liner President Van Buren. Oh to have sailed the world on a cargo ship!
Excellent Publicity Photo for the then German Flagship . She started life as the Swedish Gripsholm and sailed right into the 60’s.
Nice brochure for the Norway for the 82/83 season. She was the largest cruise ship for many years .. and raked in millions for NCL over her long career. A little scuffing to the cover … but still in good condition
A nice colorful deck plan for the lovely Lurline. California agency stamp on the rear cover .
One of the best “builders books” ever done for a ship …. the rebuilding and refurbishment of the SS Leviathan. This copy was owned by CF Dutton … the quartermaster onboard from 1923-1924. There are a few placed where CFD has added noted to the margins .. which just makes this item even more special. The booklet tells of the ships history through her extensive refurbishment by WF Gibbs. The cover is taped by the owner many, many years ago. You can bet this book was on the ship with him!
Great gray deck plan for the little Viking Princess. She only sailed a few years before burning to a crisp. Dated 1964 with a Baltimore Maryland Agency stamp.
Certainly one of the most ingenious and interesting deck plans ever done for a ship … and of course for the Normandie herself. These are quite lavish and hard to find in good condition … this one is top drawer! The French Line publicity spared no expense on the Normandie ever.
Lovely little fact and figure booklet that was given out to prospective passengers. These were both used before the maiden voyage as intro booklets and after the Maiden voyage as fact booklets … this one is dated after the maiden voyage. Excellent Lester Beal design for the worlds most modern liner.
Nice photo holder for the Matson Line … Probably the Matsonia or the Lurline shown on the cover surrounded by a floral lei.
A nice little collections of items from a trip on the Big U. TWO newspaper announcements for Sophia Fungaroli, the passenger who went to see her daugther in Scotland and then tour Europe with her other daughter that live in Kansas. These items were tucked into an SSUS airmail envelope with 2 Cabin Class dining room seating tickets and some European stamps.
A nice preliminary set of deck plans for the soon to be completed SS United States. Designed by Lester Beal there are nice blue monochromatic images of the ships interiors. Great like new condition
Lovely full colored Lester Beal designed deck plans for the Tourist Class areas on the mighty Big U. These are the glossy covered version … so they probably date to the later 50’s or early 60’s. Excellent condition.