|Title||Tobacco card: S.S. America. Will's Cigarettes No. 36. Merchant Ships of the World. (1924.)|
|Object Name||Card, Tobacco|
|Collection||Hoboken Commerce Collection|
|Scope & Content||
Tobacco card: S.S. America. Will's Cigarettes No. 36. 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 largest cabin ship in the world is the S.S. "America" of the United States Lines. The vessel is next to the George Washington in size for the ships operating under the American flag, having an over-all length of 687 ft., a breadth of 74 ft. 3 ins., a depth of 54 ft., and a gross registered tonnage of 21,145. Accommodation for 693 cabin and 1,242 steerage passengers. The "America" operates between New York and Bremen, touching Plymouth and Cherbourg en route, and returning by way of Southampton and Cherbourg.
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: image of S.S. America|