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  • CP Page 2 - Canadian Pacific Line - Ocean Liners 1900-1914 - Ocean Liner Postcards
    Mersey after collision with White Star Line s Cedric Postcard of Montreal 1 in CP service Scan Alan Burroughs whose father sailed on her as a steward in 1914 Click to open larger image in new window Mount Temple 1901 8 790 gt 1903 taken over with Beaver Line 1916 captured and sunk by German raider Moewe in Atlantic Lake Manitoba Beaver 1901 1903 9 674 gt Lake Manitoba CP 1903 1918 9 674 gt Lake Manitoba was built in 1901 for Beaver Line She was taken over by Canadian Pacific with Beaver Line in 1903 She was gutted by fire at Montreal in 1918 and sold to the Bishop Navigation Co who renamed her Iver Heath Postcard of Lake Manitoba Montfort 1899 7 087 gt 1903 taken over with Beaver Line 1918 torpedoed and sunk off Bishop Rock Lake Michigan 1901 8 200 gt 1903 taken over with Beaver Line 1918 torpedoed and sunk off Eagle Island Milwaukee 1896 7 317 gt 1903 taken over with Beaver Line 1918 torpedoed and sunk off Fastnet Monmouth 1900 4 078 gt 1903 taken over with Beaver Line 1919 sold to Imperial Oil Co Toronto Monteagle 1899 6 955 gt 1903 taken over with Beaver Line 1923 renamed Belton laid up 1926 scrapped Allan Line Fleet List An Allan Line advertising postcard Mongolian Sardinian 1875 4 349 gt 1917 taken over with Allan Line 1920 sold and hulked at Vigo Pomeranian 1882 4 364 gt 1917 taken over with Allan Line 1918 torpedoed and sunk off Portland Bill loss of 55 lives Carthaginian 1884 4 444 gt 1917 taken over with Allan Line 1917 mined and sunk off Innistrahull Ireland Bavarian 1899 1905 10 576gt Photographic postcard of Bavarian Postcard of Bavarian at Liverpool She was wrecked in 1905 Kingsway photographic postcard of Bavarian Photographic postcard of Bavarian Scandinavian 1898 12 099 gt 1917 taken over with Allan Line 1923 scrapped Scotian 1898 10 322 gt 1917 taken over with Allan Line 1922 renamed Marglen 1927 scrapped Sicilian 1899 6 224 gt 1917 taken over with Allan Line 1923 renamed Bruton 1925 scrapped Corinthian 1900 6 227 gt 1917 taken over with Allan Line 1918 wrecken on Brier Island Bay of Fundy Tunisian 1900 10 576 gt 1917 taken over with Allan Line 1922 renamed Marburn 1928 scrapped Postcard of Tunisian in Allan Line service Postcard of Tunisian in Allan Line service Ionian 1901 8 268 gt 1917 taken over with Allan Line 1917 mined and sunk off Milford Haven Pretorian 1901 6 508 gt 1917 taken over with Allan Line 1922 laid up 1926 scrapped Virginian Allan 1904 1917 10 757 gt Virginian CP 1917 1920 Virginian was built in 1904 for the Allan Line Her sistership was the Victorian She passed to Canadian Pacific in 1917 with the rest of the Allan Line fleet Virginian was was sold in 1920 to the Swedish American Line serving on their Gothenburg New York route as the Drottningholm She was re engined in

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  • American Export Lines Ship Postcards
    of Vulcania in Italian service are shown below Excalibur 2 1948 65 Excambion 2 1948 65 Exeter 2 1948 65 Exochorda 2 1948 67 These four sisterships were built to replace four 1931 ships of the same name which were passed to the US Navy as transports in 1941 Both classes were known as the Four Aces The post war ships were also all built as US Navy attack transports and all were converted and delivered to American Export Lines in 1948 They operated between New York and the Mediterranean They all carried 125 passengers and departed from Hoboken New Jersey to Cadiz Barcelona Marseille Naples Beirut Alexandria Piraeus Naples Marseille Genoa Livorno and Barcelona according to Milton H Watson s book US Passenger Liners although this route as described seems be running in circles around the Mediterranean Exochorda and Excambion were laid up in 1960 being sold in 1967 and 1965 respectively The remaining two ships were sold to C Y Tung s Oriental Overseas Line in 1965 Official American Export Lines postcard of the Four Aces showing original hull paint scheme The card was posted in 1963 from Cadiz and the writer was then travelling to Barcelona Marseille Naples Alexandria Lebanon Syria Jordan Israel and Greece Click to open larger image in new window A later official American Export Lines postcard of the Four Aces showing revised hull paint scheme with white carried down a deck This was applied a few months after the ships were commissioned Click to open larger image in new window Postcard of Exoambion 2 at Naples with Queen Frederica leaving Click to open larger image in new window Excalibur and Exeter were sold to Orient Overseas Line in 1965 and renamed Oriental Jade and Oriental Pearl for a trans Pacific service This is an official Orient Overseas postcard La Guardia 1949 51 La Guardia was chartered by American Export Lines whilst they were awaiting the completion of Independence and Constitution She was very expensive to operate and the charter was ended once the new ships arrived I do not have any postcards in American Export Lines service Follow this link to see later service with American President Lines Chandris and Eastern Cruise Lines Independence 1951 74 In 1947 American Export Lines announced plans for three 30000ton liners for for their New York to Italy service When the order was placed with Bethlehem Steel the number had been reduced to two ships the first of which was the Independence Independence entered service on February 11th 1951 sailing from New York to Gibraltar Naples and Genoa At the time of delivery she was the fastest American built liner achieving over 26 knots additional calls were added to the itinerary Algeciras Cannes etc and the voyages were increasingly advertised as 21 day cruises during the 1960s In 1959 both ships received major refits including the the move of their bridges further forward and upwards In 1960 the Isbrandtsen Company acquired a controlling interest in American Export

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  • Atlantic Transport Line - Ocean Liner Postcards
    to Minnesota Associated Pages Red Star Line White Star Line Ferry Postcards Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner Postcards Simplon Postcards Home Page Search This Website powered by FreeFind Atlantic Transport Line Fleet List Maryland 1 1886 1912 2863gt Minnesota 1 1887 1917 3143gt Mahopac 1917 1926 3143gt Manitou 1898 1905 6849gt Built 1892 as Victoria for Wilson s Furness Leyland Line From 1905 1914 chartered to Red Star Line 1915 1921 British Military Transport 1921 transferred to Red Star Line and renamed Poland Marquette 1898 1905 7057gt 1905 1914 chartered to Red Star Line 1915 British Military Transport 1915 torpedoed and sunk in Aegean Marquette on charter to Red Star Line 1905 1914 Marquette on charter to Red Star Line 1905 1914 Menominee 1898 1905 6919gt 1905 1914 chartered to Red Star Line 1915 1919 British Military Transport 1926 scrapped Menominee on charter to Red Star Line 1905 1914 Mesaba 1 1898 1918 6 833gt Minneapolis 1900 1915 13443gt Became a British Military transport 1916 torpedoed and sunk in Mediterranean Official Atlantic Transport Line postcard of Minneapolis Generic Atlantic Transport Line postcard of Minneapolis Minnehaha or Minnetonka 1 Minnehaha 1900 1917 13443gt Official Atlantic Transport Line postcard of Minnehaha Generic Atlantic Transport Line postcard of Minneapolis Minnehaha or Minnetonka 1 Minnetonka 1 1902 1915 13440gt Became aBritish Military transport 1918 torpedoed and sunk in Mediterranean Official Atlantic Transport Line postcard of Minnetonka 1 Postcard of Minnetonka 1 Generic Atlantic Transport Line postcard of Minneapolis Minnehaha or Minnetonka 1 Maine 2 1903 1907 7659gt Sold to American Hawaiian SS Co in 1907 and renamed Virginian Massachusetts 2 1903 1911 7913gt Sold to American Hawaiian SS Co renamed Kansan Mississippi 2 1903 1906 7913gt Samland 1907 1909 1914 1916 Built as Siberia in 1901 for Pacific Mail SS Co Sold to Red Star Line in 1906 and renamed Samland Returned to ATL on charter from Red Star Line as Samland between 1907 1909 and 1914 1916 Sold to Japan in 1916 and renamed Siberia Maru Scrapped in 1931 Missouri 2 1903 1907 7914gt Sold to American Hawaiian SS Co renamed Missourian Mobile 2 1907 1911 5302gt Built 1892 as Europe for National Line renamed Mobile Minnewaska 3 1909 1915 14317gt British Military transport 1916 mined beached and abandoned near Mudros Official Atlantic Transport Line postcard of Minnewaska 3 Maine 3 1913 1917 3617gt Built 1905 as the Sierra Blanca Torpedoed and sunk off Devon in 1917 Maryland 2 1913 1933 4731gt Michigan 4 1914 1926 8001gt Built 1898 Renamed Candido when sold to Italy in 1926 Mississippi 3 1914 1933 4738gt Missouri 3 1914 1933 4697gt Manchuria 1915 1923 13639gt Built 1904 for Pacific Mail Line 1923 chartered to Panama Pacific Line and sold in 1929 to the Dollar SS Co and renamed President Johnson Mongolia 1916 1923 13639gt Built in 1904 for the Pacific Mail SS Co purchased by ATL in 1916 1923 chartered to Panama Pacific Line 1929 sold to Dollar SS Co renamed President Fillmore Minnekahda 2 1917 1936

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  • Anchor Line Postcards
    5 1948 1965 11 252 gt California 2 1907 1917 8 662 gt California 3 1923 1943 16 792 gt Cameronia 1 1911 10 963 gt Cameronia 2 1921 1953 16 365 gt Castalia 2 1906 1949 6 715 gt Cilicia 1937 1965 11 136 gt Circassia 3 1937 1966 11 170 gt Columbia 2 1902 1926 8 292 gt Empire Halladale 1946 1956 13 589 gt Transylvania 2 1925 1940 16 923 gt Tuscania 2 1922 1939 16 991 gt Chronological list of ships on the Anchor Line Pages Astoria 1884 5 086 gt Calabria 1 1901 1923 4 374 gt Columbia 2 1902 1926 8 292 gt Caledonia 3 1905 1916 9 223 gt Castalia 2 1906 1949 6 715 gt California 2 1907 1917 8 662 gt Cameronia 1 1911 10 963 gt Cameronia 2 1921 1951 16 365 gt Tuscania 2 1922 1939 16 991 gt California 3 1923 1943 16 792 gt Caledonia 4 1925 1940 17 046 gt Transylvania 2 1925 1940 16 923 gt Britannia 3 1926 1941 8 799 gt Cilicia 1937 1965 11 136 gt Circassia 3 1937 1966 11 170 gt Empire Halladale 1946 1956 13 589 gt Caledonia 5

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  • Aznar Line Ship Postcards
    its last passenger carrying journey in Sept 1975 This vessel was due to continue on the route carrying freight only leaving Liverpool on alternate Tuesdays with Monte Granada However this never happened because a fire on board Monte Ulia led to a decision to sell the ship to a Company operating under the Liberian flag Instead a Russian ship and crew were chartered to replace her It is my understanding that the Russian ship remained on the route working for Yeowards long after Monte Granada s demise in Spring 1977 and according to Yeowards official history was finally withdrawn as late as1980 Matthys Marc writes My family and I travelled by Monte Udala when we were forced to escape from Belgian Congo via South Africa Capetown to Belgium Zeebrugge The Monte Udala came from Australia and was in mixed configuration cargo and partly passenger Company official postcard of Monte Udala Scan Matthys Marc Company official postcard of Monte Urquiola Scan Michael Kenyon Photographic postcard of Monte Urquiola Photographic postcard of Monte Urquiola Company official postcard of Monte Ulia Company official postcard of Monte Ulia Scan Michael Kenyon Company official postcard of Monte Ulia Photographic postcard of Monte Ulia Photographic postcard of Monte Urbasa Monte Arucas 1956 76 Monte Arucas was built in 1956 She was 388ft in length and 4691grt Company official postcard of Monte Arucas Scan Captain J Delisau Monte Umbe 1959 75 Monte Umbe was similar to the preceding Monasterio Class ships but was slightly longer at 508ft with a more raked and flared bow She was 9961grt and was built for the servics to South America She entered service in 1959 and her basic route was Bilboa Coruna Vigo Tenerife Rio de Janeiro Santos Montevideo Buenos Aires The round trip would take 42 days She carried 492 third class 84 tourist class and 4 first class passengers First and tourist were air conditioned The 4 first class passengers travelled in two suites From 1960 Monte Umbe was also used for a limited number of cruises from Bilbao or Barcelona each summer visiting ports as far afield as New York and Leningrad In 1968 Monte Umbe returned to her builders in Bilbao for her accommodation updated returning to a new service from Liverpool to Tenerife carrying 360 one class cruise passengers she operated a weekly service in partnership with the Monte Anaga She later sailed from London during the winter but returned to Liverpool year round between 1973 75 Monte Umbe was withdrawn in May 1975 and sold to lebanese buyers as the Liban but was scrapped in 1979 Company official postcard of Monte Umbe Company official postcard of Monte Umbe Monte Umbe at La Coruna published by Ediciones FISA Scan Michael Kenyon Photograph of Monte Umbe in the Tagus Lisbon Scan Carlos Monteiro Monte Anaga 1959 73 Monte Anaga was built in the same year as Monte Umbe but was smaller at 6813grt and 429ft long Monte Anaga served with Monte Umbe on the Liverpool Tenerife service

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  • Compagnie Maritime Belge Ocean Liner Postcards
    Norway Calypso was scrapped in Belgium in 1936 Bruxellesville 1 in Belgian service Scan Danny Van der Hauwaert Alexandra Woermann ex Bruxellesville 1 in Woermann Line service Official Wilson Line as the Calypso when operating cruises to Denmark and Norway Anversville 1 CBMC 1899 1906 Scan Danny Van der Hauwaert Scan Danny Van der Hauwaert Philippeville CBMC 1899 1906 Scan Danny Van der Hauwaert Scan Danny Van der Hauwaert Scan Danny Van der Hauwaert Scan Danny Van der Hauwaert Leopoldville 3 CBMC 1904 09 Albertville 3 CBMC 1906 10 Albertville 3 was sold in 1910 to Elder Dempster and renamed Elmina 3 In 1928 she was sold on to M Hardy and renamed Iphigenia Scan Danny Van der Hauwaert Scan Danny Van der Hauwaert Bruxellesville 2 CBMC 1906 09 Scan Danny Van der Hauwaert Bruxellesville 3 CBMC 1909 12 Scan Danny Van der Hauwaert Scan Danny Van der Hauwaert Leopoldville 4 CBMC 1910 14 Leopoldville 4 was built for the Compagnie Maritime Belge in 1910 She was sold to Elder Dempster in 1914 and renamed Abinsi She was scrapped in 1933 Elisabethville 1 CBMC 1910 17 Although entitled Elizabethville this ship has two large ventilators behind the funnel as does Leopoldville 4 Albertville 4 CBMC 1912 23 This card is titled Anversville 2 but is actually Albertsville 4 Anversville 2 CBMC 1912 18 This card is totled Anversville 2 but is actually Albertsville 4 Elisabethville 2 CBMC 1921 30 CMB 1930 40 Elisabethville was originally built in 1921 by John Cockerill Shipyards Hoeboken Belgium as the for Cie Belge Maritime Du Congo 8178 Gross Tons 439 Feet long 57 Feet wide Steam quadruple expansion engines twin screw Service Speed 14 Knots 700 one class passengers History 1921 Elisabethville Cie Belge Maritime Du Congo Antwerp 1930 Cie Maritime Belge Antwerp 1940 MOWT Troopship Managed by Lamport Holt Liverpool 1946 Cie Maritime Belge 1947 Empire Bure MOWT managed by Lamport Holt Line Liverpool 1950 Charlton Star Charlton SS Co London CHANDRIS 1958 Maristrella AJ DJ Chandris Liberia 1960 Scrapped at Osaka Postcard of Elisabethville 2 Click to open larger image in new window Postcard of Elisabethville 2 interior May be Elisabethville 1 Postcard of Elisabethville 2 interior May be Elisabethville 1 Official photographic postcard of Charlton Star Scan Dimas Almada Click to open larger image in new window Thysville CBMC 1922 30 CMB 1930 48 Albertville 5 CBMC 1928 30 CMB 1930 40 Albertville 5 was built at St Nazaire in 1928 and was a 15 knot quadruple expansion steamer of 10338 gross tons Between 1936 37 Albertville 5 was rebuilt in Antwerp with a lengthened forepart Additional low pressure turbines were added to increase speed to 16 5 knots Albertville 5 reappeared in April 1937 as an attractive modern looking liner with one funnel Unfortunately her career was short lived since she was sunk off Le Havre by German aircraft in June 1940 Postcard of Albertville 5 at Antwerp CMB photograph of Albertville 5 CMB photograph of Albertville 5 after rebuilding

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  • Union-Castle Ocean Liner Postcards by McNally
    no longer available for sale Links to Associated Pages Union Castle Postcard Galleries Modern Union Castle Postcards From Edwards Ocean Liner Postcards Cruise Ship Postcards Ferry Postcards Simplon Postcards Home Page WINDSOR CASTLE Union Castle Line Ref 173 ATHLONE CASTLE Union Castle Line Ref 233 PRETORIA CASTLE Union Castle Line Ref 234 CAPETOWN CASTLE Union Castle Line Ref 236 EDINBURGH CASTLE Union Castle Line Ref 237 TRANSVAAL CASTLE Union Castle

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  • Canadian Pacific Line Postcards
    Line 1917 CP Page 3 Ocean Liners 1915 1939 CP Page 4 Ocean Liners 1940 1970 CP Page 5 West Coast Local Services CP Page 6 East Coast Local Services Associated Pages Carnival Cruises Greek Line Grimaldi SIOSA Line Hamburg Atlantik Line Shaw Savill Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner Postcards Simplon Postcards Home Page Simplon Postcards facebook page Search Simplon Postcards powered by FreeFind Table of Ship Histories Name Other

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