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Title Souvenir Log of S.S. America, United States Lines, Voyage No. 50 Westbound, Aug. 15-24, 1928.
Object Name Souvenir
Catalog Number 2013.005.0194.01
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Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a Friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Souvenir Log of the Twin Screw Steamship " America ". Commander George Fried, U.S.N.R.F. Voyage No. 50 Westbound. August 15-24, 1928.

Single printed cardstock folio, 5" x 5-3/4" wide folded (or foldable to - flat as found) to 2-7/8" wide. Lightly foxed; several inkstains. PDF on file. Text of log is in notes.

Obviously printed aboard the ship and disseminated to debarking passengers.

Cover title:
Souvenir Log
United States Lines.

Back page:
The American Way to Europe.
[logo] United States Shipping Board.

This item was an enclosure tipped-in to inside back cover of archives 2013.005.0194:
List of Cabin Passengers. American Twin Screw Steamship " America ". Bremen to New York via Southhampton, Cherbourg and Queenstown. Wednesday, August, August 15th 1928.

The United States Lines had its American home port in Hoboken where this voyage of the S.S. America ended on August 24, 1928.

nautical / commemorative /

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Notes Archives 2013.005.0194.01



Commander GEORGE FRIED, U. S. N. R. F.
Voyage No. 50Westbound

From Bremerhaven to New York via Southampton, Cherbourg and Queenstown Left Bremerhaven, Weser L. V., Aug. 15, 1928, 1.43 a. m., M. E. T. Arrived Southampton, Aug. 16, 1928, 4.29 a. m., M. E. T. Distance 422 miles. Time 1 day, 2 hours. 40 minutes. Average speed per hour 15.8 Knots

Left Southampton, Aug. 16, 1928, 12.24 p. m., B. S. T. Arrived Cherbourg, Aug. 16, 1928, 5.03 p. m., M. E. T. Distance 78 miles. Time 4 hours, 36 minutes. Average speed 17.0 Knots

Left Cherbourg, Aug. 16, 1928, 6.45 p. m., M. E. T. Arrived Queenstown, Daunt. L. V., Aug. 17, 1928,1.18 p. m., B. S. T. Distance 304 miles. Time 18 hours, 33 minutes. Average speed 16.4 Knots

Left Queenstown Daunt. L. V., Aug. 17, 1928, 2.00 p. m., G. M.T.


Aug. 1850-3417-3536422- 4516.0 kts.O'cast, It. rain strong S'Wrly breeze, rain sea
" 1949-1826-5337824- 4515.3 "Clear, strong North W'rly breeze, rough sea
" 2047-0736-1040324- 4516.3 "O'cast, hazy, strong S. W'rly wind, rough sea
" 2144-4044-5540824- 4516.5 "Cloudy & clear, fresh N'e'ly breeze, mod. sea
" 2243-0154-1844124- 3018.0 "Overcast, fresh Easterly winds, moderate sea
" 2341-3563-3344324- 3018.1 "Overcast, fine mod. Easterly breeze mod. sea
" 2440-32. 72-2340824- 0017.0 "O'cast and fog. mod. N'wly breeze, mod. sea

To New York 67 Miles

Arrived Ambrose L.V., Aug. 24, 1928, 3.48 p.m., D.S.T.
Time of Ocean Voyage 7 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes
Distance 2,912 miles. Average distance in a 24 hour-day 402 miles. Average speed per hr. 16.75 Knots.
Date 1928
Year Range from 1928
Year Range to 1928
Search Terms S.S. America
United States Lines
Caption outside: Souvenir Log, United States Lines (pages [1] + [4])
Imagefile 219\2013005019401.TIF
Classification Transportation
Business & Commerce