Rare Ca. 1921 United States Mail Steamship Co. Deck Plan for Three Sister Ships
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Rare Ca. 1921 United States Mail Steamship Co. Deck Plan for Three Sister Ships

Code: ol10001us

$85.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a rare circa 1921 United States Mail Steamship Company deck plan for three sister ships: the SS Panhandle State, the SS Creole State and the SS Old North State. The United States Mail Steamship Company, also known as the U.S. Mail Line, was a short-lived passenger ship company begun in 1920 by the United Sates Shipping Board (USSB). All of the liners run by the company had originally been German vessels either taken during WWI or awarded to the United States after the war. This plan is for three sister ships, one of which (SS Old North State) later became the WWII US Army hospital ship USAHS Marigold. The SS Creole State became known as SS President Hayes and the SS Panhandle State took the name of President Monroe.

VINTAGE: Circa 1921.

SIZE: Approximately 17-3/4" square.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Paper.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: Pier 74 Ft W. 34th St. written on reverse.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an old steamship deck plan collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MDX14 LAAEX6/14 SLHEX5/16

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The plan has some light wear and creasing.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.