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Title Tobacco card: S.S. Leviathan. Will's Cigarettes No. 38. Merchant Ships of the World. (1924.)
Object Name Card, Tobacco
Catalog Number 2012.001.0035
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Tobacco card: S.S. Leviathan. Will's Cigarettes No. 38. Merchant Ships of the World. W.D. & H.O. Wills, Bristol & London]. Issued by The Imperial Tobacco Co. (of Great Britain & Ireland) Ltd, [1924.] Color lithographed card, 1-7/16" wide x 2-5/8" high.

A United States Lines ocean liner. It's American home port was Hoboken.

Text on reverse:
Will's Cigarettes
No. 38
MERCHANT SHIPS OF THE WORLD.

A SERIES OF 50.

The S.S. "Leviathan" of the United States Lines is one of the largest ships in the world. Formerly the German liner "Vaterland" of the Hamburg-Amerika Line, this vessel was renamed the "Leviathan." Reconditioned at a cost of nearly, £2,000,000, she is one of the most luxurious and commodious liners afloat, as well as one of the fastest and safest. She has an over-all length of 950 ft., a breadth of 100 ft. 6 ins., a depth of 184 ft., and a gross registered tonnage of 59,956.

W. D. & H.O. WILLS
BRISTOL & LONDON.

ISSUED BY THE IMPERIAL TOBACCO CO. (OF GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND), LTD.
Date 1924
Year Range from 1924
Year Range to 1924
Search Terms S.S. Leviathan
United States Lines
Hamburg-America Line
Caption front - S.S. Leviathan
Imagefile 139\20120010035.TIF
Classification Ships
Art
Tobacco