The SS Monterey

The SS Monterey Steamers


Stock #: 521660
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
Postmark: 1935 Nov-14
PM City: Wilmington
PM State: CA
Stamp: 3c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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632 feet long; 79 feet breadth; gross tonnage 19,000; speed 20 1/2 knots. Where the ancient Polynesians once traveled in their frail canoes, guided only by the stars, follows the great "Monterey," ship of luxury across the Pacific, greatest of all oceans, between San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Honolulu, Pago Pago, Suva, Auckland and Sydney. This service of Matson luxury liners aims to build goodwill between the Pacific Coast, Hawaii, Samoa, Fiji, New Zealand and Australia.