Trans-Pacific Liner Memories – the NYK and OSK passenger ships – postcards from the heyday of Japan’s great trans-Pacific passenger fleet area between WWI and WWII. M/S Asama Maru (1929) and M/S Tatsutu Maru (1930) – NYK Line One of Japan’s proudest periods in passenger shipping was the 1929 building of two of the finest and most luxurious ships ever ... Read More »
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JAPAN’S Trans-Pacific Liners – Baseball players from Yale – The ships were the fastest between the US and Japan prior to World War II.
Cruise Ship History: JAPAN’S Trans-Pacific Liners – Were the fastest between the US and Japan prior to World War II. In 1935, at the invitation of Waseda University, the Yale University Baseball Team came to Japan from New Haven, Connecticut on NYK’s Tatsuta Maru , and returned aboard Asama Maru. The team is seen with the captain and a ship’s ... Read More »