The Americans

All Americans from sea to shining sea.

United Fruit/ GWF: Blue Ships and Ports Brochure

Excellent brochure for the ships and ports of the GWF ships …the “banana boats”. 31 pages about half dedicated to the ships and the other half the ports. These were great little American build ships.

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United States Lines: SSUS NNSDC Trial booklet

Once of the best booklets ever done for the ship … and printed by her Builders, the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company. The graphics and information in this booklet are outstanding. The booklet includes the schedule for the trials as well ands may facts and figures of the new mighty liner. I’m sure WFG approved of the design.  Lovely centerfold starboard profile.Great condition with a little cover blemish in the upper right

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United States Lines: SSUS Pre-Maiden Small Beal Brochure

Excellent little Lester Beal Pre Maiden voyage brochure  and its original envelope for the mighty SSUS. Beal was a premium American  graphic artist in the 1950’s  … and he did brochures and other designs for USL ( even designing the cabin soap wrappers). These brochures were used after the Maiden Voyage and through the mid 50’s.  There is a hand written note on the back that says “what a ship” .. I could not agree more.

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Delta Line: DEl Norte, Sud and Mar Deck Plan Brochure

These 3 wonderful sister were designed by George Sharp for the Southern American  and African routes leaving out of New Orleans. The Interiors of these ships were the most modern in their day, great condition with a few small wrinkles.

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Dollar Lines : President Liners Postcard

Excellent unused early Postcard for the palatial President Liners. Refurbished 535’s from WW1 formed the foundation of the Dollar fleets ATW and orient Services.

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American Export: 2 Independence Postcards

2 unused Postcards for the lovely Indy. Excellent condition.

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United States Lines: SSUS Engrs Testing Lab D Deck Key and fob

Wonderful Operations key and fob from the SS United States …this one for the Engrs Testing Lab on D deck. Keys are quite common for the passenger cabins … not so much for the operations areas of the vessel. This key is in excellent condition..

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United States Lines: Eng. Trunk Room Sports Deck Key

Wonderful Operations key and fob from the SS United States …this one for a trunk room on the Sports deck. There is a little blemish to the lettering. Keys are quite common for the passenger cabins … not so much for the operation areas of the vessel.

 

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United States Lines: April 1956 Menu set

Excellent set of menus spanning April 7th-April 10th, 1956. There are 3 Breakfast Menus (April 8,9,10) … 4 lunch Menus (April 7,8,9,10) and 4 Dinner menus (April 7,8,9,10). 3 of the dinner menus have a partial folding flap describing artwork found onboard the ship and the 4th is the Gala Night dinner menu. Nice full set in excellent condition.

 

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United States Lines: Ultimate All Class Full Color Plans and cutaway for the SS United States

The best all inclusive deck plan …. Of all time … is probably these done for the SSUS in the 1960’s. USL combines all deck plans into one, includes lavish full color photography of public spaces and cabins … and added the famous full color cut away! Just Superb and in excellent condition.

 

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Pacific Far East Line: Mariposa and Monterey Deck Plans.

Nicely done plans and in full color … these ships dint change much when they were sold by Matson to PFEL.

 

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United States Lines: SS US Tourist Deck Plans

The plans USL put out in the 50’s and 60s are some of the finest ever done. Fully color coded and including several interior color photos of the public spaces and a cabin. Packed full of info on the “world’s fastest ship”. Excellent condition.

 

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United States Lines: SSUS A look inside Blue cover

My favorite version of the famed cutaway for the Last American Flagship … suitable for framing!

 

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United States Lines: Today In Paris guidebook

Lovely guidebook given out to passengers crossing on the Ss United States in April of 1956. Gorgeous embossed front cover … the rear cover is an advert for the SS America.

 

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Dollar Steamship Line: Schedule for 1928 for Dollar and American Mail

Super nice schedule for  dated March 29th, 1928. Printed on slick nice paper

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Cape May-Lewes Ferry Schedule Brochure and Route Map.

Lovely little fold out for the yearly service between Cape May, New Jersey and Lewes, Delaware

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SS Sabino Advertisement flyer from Newbury Mass.

Nice flyer for the ancient SS Sabino … built in 1908. No date but I assume in the 1980’s.

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Circle Line: Manhattan Sightseeing Yachts

Nice little for the 35 mile sightseeing tour of NYC and harbor on “America’s favorite boat ride”

 

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American Export: Independence and Constitution Burnt Orange Plan

Nice Deck Plan booklet for the twin sister and flagships. Very detailed and in great condition

 

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Matson: Lurline Room Plan July 1951

Excellent heavy tissue Room Plan for the Lurline … she would be just re-entering service after the Great War .. while her sisters sat unused for several years.

 

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Greene Line: Delta Queen Brochure and DP Schedule for 1967

Lovely little brochure booklet and rate schedule for the Queen’s 1967 season on the Ohio and Mississippi. Interestingly … the rate schedule contains the deck plan outline. The brochure covers the boat interiors and route stops.

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Matson Line: To The South Pacific: New Mariposa and Monterey Huge Fold Out Premier DP

Giant sized fold out brochure and deck plan for the new South Pacific Sisters Mariposa and Monterey. Announcing the new sisters …  the interior renderings and artistic profile of the ship are outstanding. Super colorful. there is a little seam separation at the fold lines.

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United Fruit: GWF Winter Cruise Season 36-37 Giant Deck plan

Super giant dp folder for the GWF winter 1936-37 cruise season. Super deck plans on each side for different vessels (Veragua is my favorite). Also include large BW interior and onboard photos. A must have for the American Collector

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APL: Role in WW2 Booklet

Lovely booklet printed by APL to highlight their many efforts and contributions to the WW2 efforts. Lists vessels under their ownership that played a part in the services including the President Coolidge and the Ruth Alexander.

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American Export: SS Constitution and Independence Ultimate Deck Plan

One of the very best deck plans ever done for 2 sister ships … are these early all class full isometrics done for AE’s Indy and Connie. super detailed and in full color …. with lovely artwork details and features throughout. One of the best printed materials every designed. A few page bumps but still very desirable.

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