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Title Brochure: United States Lines. Cabin Rates. No. C10. April 1, 1924. "Sailing from Hoboken, N.J."
Object Name Brochure
Catalog Number 2013.005.0179
Collection Hoboken Transportation Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a Friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Brochure: United States Lines. Cabin Rates. No. C10. April 1, 1924. "Sailing from Hoboken, N.J."

Printed booklet, 9" high x 8" wide folded to 4" wide, 16pp. Front panel code: Form Psgr. 86 - 40M- P.& V.B. Co. - 3-21-24.


Page 12: Sailing from Piers 3 and 4, Hoboken, N.J. and Pier 86, North River, New York City [Pier 86 was at the foot of 46th Street and was used for the Leviathan.]

This publication only has fares for the S.S. Republic and the S.S. America, which in the fleet of this line were termed Cabin Steamers thus the "Cabin Rates."

It does not have sailing schedules for either ship. Both of these ships would have sailed from Hoboken. Taxi Rates to Hoboken from New York and other points are on page 8. "How to Reach Our Piers From New York" on page 10 includes directions using the ferry service from New York to Lackawanna Terminal or the Hudson Tubes (Hudson & Manhattan Railroad.)


At this time, United States Lines had their General Offices at 45 Broadway, New York. Managing Operators: U.S. Shipping Board.

From page 12:

The Fleet

Passenger Service

Leviathan (see below)
George Washington
President Harding
Roosevelt [cataloguer's note: also called S.S. President Roosevelt in other literature issued by this line.]

Freight Service

American Banker
American Farmer
American Merchant
American Shipper
American Trader

Notably the Leviathan was now part of the fleet and also worth noting, it was the only ship in the fleet that did not run to Bremen, Germany. Built as the S.S. Vaterland for the Hamburg American Line which used Hoboken has its American home port. The ship was interned in Hoboken shortly after the start of World War I in Europe and confiscated in 1917 when the U.S. entered the war. It was then operated as the U.S.S. Leviathan (U.S. Army Transport Service) from the Port of Embarkation, Hoboken, 1917-1919. Decommissioned as the Leviathan in October 1919, it became the S.S. Leviathan under the U.S. Shipping Board and United States Lines.
ocean / liner / passenger / vessel / ship /
Date 1924
Year Range from 1924.0
Year Range to 1924.0
Search Terms United States Lines
United States Shipping Board
Pier 3
Pier 4
S.S. George Washington
S.S. America
S.S. President Harding
S.S. Roosevelt
S.S. Republic
S.S. Leviathan
S.S. President Roosevelt
S.S. American Banker
S.S. American Farmer
S.S. American Merchant
S.S. American Shipper
S.S. American Trader
Caption pg [1], cover front and back, unfolded
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Classification Ships
Business & Commerce