|Title||Tobacco card: S.S. Leviathan. Will's Cigarettes No. 38. Merchant Ships of the World. (1924.)|
|Object Name||Card, Tobacco|
|Collection||Hoboken Commerce Collection|
|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:
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.
|Year Range from||1924|
|Year Range to||1924|
United States Lines
|Caption||front - S.S. Leviathan|