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Logbooks of the Dollar Steamship Lines and American President Lines, 1930-1940.
BANC MSS 99/292 cz Port.1; BANC MSS 99/292 cz Port.2
Collection Overview

Title:

Logbooks of the Dollar Steamship Lines and American President Lines, 1930-1940

Creator/Contributor:

Dollar Steamship Lines, creator

Creator/Contributor:

American President Lines, Ltd

Abstract:

Daily logbooks for steamships kept by named and unnamed bridge officers. Each contains detailed information and various remarks concerning routes, weather and sea conditions, and particular times and locations.

Date:

1930 (issued)

Subject:

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President Polk (Steamship)
President Adams (Steamship)
President Monroe (Steamship)
President Johnson (Steamship)
Steamboat lines -- United States
Freight and freightage -- United States

Note:

Each v. is labelled either a rough log or a smooth log.
The American President Lines was formed in 1938 after the U.S. Maritime Commission purchased the Dollar Steamship Company.

Type:

Ships' logs.

Physical Description:

print
5 v. in 2 Portfolios (.4 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 99/292 cz Port.1
BANC MSS 99/292 cz Port.2

Origin:

Various places