United States Lines – NEW YORK to LOSANGELES – PANAMA CANCAL CRUISE – $250 First Class

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ss_manhattan1.jpg300px-the_ss_washington.jpgIn 1932, the Manhattan became the first ship actually built for the United States Line, followed the next year by Washington. With World War Two approaching, the two ships stopped sailing to Europe. This ad is from the July 22, 1940 edition of Time Magazine. The two ships would only operate briefly on this run before Pearl Harbor.

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