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Title Brochure: United States Lines, Sailing List No. 4, Nov. 26, 1921; Proposed Sailings; Sailing from Pier 1, Hoboken, N. J.
Object Name Brochure
Catalog Number 2012.001.0011
Collection Hoboken Transportation Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Brochure: United States Lines, Sailing List No. 4, Nov. 26, 1921; Proposed Sailings; Sailing from Pier 1, Hoboken, N. J.

Printed leaf, 9" high x 11-3/4" wide folded to 4" wide.

An important document from the first year that this line was in operation. See archives 2012.001.0012 for a September 1921 travel brochure (minimum rates and ships listed vary from that found in this item.)

Ships listed in the schedule:
S.S. America
S.S. George Washington
S.S. Potomac
S.S. Princess Matoika
S.S. Hudson
S.S. Panhandle State
S.S. Centennial State
A Steamer (this is presumed to have been originally the S.S. Old North State or S.S. Susquehanna as listed in 2012.001.0012.)

The United States Lines was based in New York at 45 Broadway, but sailed from Hoboken after World War I. It was created in 1921 from assets of a different, previous line. Due to the economic climate, it received large government subsidies overseen by the U.S. Shipping Board. These subsidies or incentives were necessary for the disposal, sale and return to service of the large fleet of ocean liners or passenger ships that had been converted for use as troop transport ships during World War I (many had been confiscated German vessels used for troop transportation.)

The piers at Hoboken were owned by the federal government controlled by the U.S. Maritime Commission due to their previous use as the U.S. Army Port of Embarkation and later, Debarkation. The U.S. Lines would later use Piers designated as 3 and 4 in Hoboken

The proposed sailings covered dates from when it was issued up to early August 1922.

Selected text on side 1, left panel:
UNITED STATES LINES
45 BROADWAY,
NEW YORK
MOORE & McCORMACK CO., Inc.
ROOSEVELT STEAMSHIP CO., Inc.
UNITED AMERICAN LINES, Inc.
Managing Operators
UNITED STATES SHIPPING BOARD

Other selected text is in notes.

Notes [side 1, right panel - cover as folded]
SAILING LIST NO. 4NOV. 26, 1921
United States Lines
45 BROADWAY NEW YORK
Proposed Sailings
NEW YORK - PLYMOUTH
CHERBOURG - BREMEN
NEW YORK - PLYMOUTH
BOULOGNE - LONDON
Sailing from Pier 1, Hoboken, N. J.
Form 3 10M-11-21

[end side 1, right panel - cover as folded]

[side 1, center panel]

MINIMUM RATES
New York-Plymouth-Cherbourg-Bremen
---------------------------------------------------PLYMOUTH CHERBOURG BREMEN
Geo. Washington First Class $220 $220 $220
America Second Class 125 130 130
Third Class 87.50 90 103.50

New York-Bremen
------------------------------------------------------------Bremen
PRINCESS MATOIKA Cabin $130
HUDSON Third Class 103.50
POTOMAC

New York - Plymouth - Boulogne - London
----------------------------------------------------PLYMOUTH BOULOGNE LONDON
CENTENNIAL STATE First Class $195 $195 $195
PANHANDLE STATE Third Class 85 90 85

Danzig (Direct)
POTOMAC Cabin $145
Third Class 106.50

U. S. War Revenue Tax
In addition to the above Rates United States
War Revenue Tax must be collected on each passage as follows:

Passage costing over $10.00 not exceeding $30.00$1.00
" " 30.00 " " 60.00 3.00
" " 60.00 5.00

[end side 1, center panel]


Date 1921
Year Range from 1921
Year Range to 1921
Search Terms United States Lines
United States Shipping Board
S.S. America
S.S. George Washington
S.S. Potomac
S.S. Princess Matoika
S.S. Hudson
S.S. Panhandle State
S.S. Centennial State
Port of Debarkation
World War I
Pier 1
Caption front panel / cover, as folded
Imagefile 137\20120010011-2.TIF
Classification Ships
Pier
Government & Politics
Business & Commerce
Transportation