The Matson Navigation Company book of data sheets (SAFR 23833, HDC 1670) consists of 85 blueprint pages of specifications
for Matson-owned vessels. The collection has been processed to the item unit level and is open for use without restrictions.
Matson Navigation Company was founded in 1882 and is still active today. It is one of the most important American shipping
companies active in the Pacific, and is particularly important for its role in the development of Hawaiian trade with the
mainland United States. Matson Navigation Company was and continues to be an innovator in shipping technology and services.
Matson is also fondly remembered for its luxury cruises in the Pacific and for its role in the development of Hawaiian tourism
from the 1920s through the 1970s.
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