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HOLLAND AMERICA LINE – SS VEENDAM – 16-DAY CRUISE TO THE WEST INDIES – $230 PER PERSON (1928)

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Holland-America Line was offering cruises to Havana, Jamaica, Panama, Curacao. La Guayra and Caracas (Venezuela), Trinidad, Barbados, Martinique, St. Thomas, Porto Rico and Bermuda. First class fares started at $230 per person aboard the S.S. Veendam. The sailings were in 1928. A year before the Great Depression. Today a similar cruise would be $2200 per person.
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CLICK HERE for complete historical information on the second Holland American Line passenger vessel SS Veendam. This is part of a blog on the history of the Holland America Line written by Capt. Albert J. Schoonderbeek. Captian Albert is a terrific historian on the Holland America Line and a full time master abaord Holland America Line vessels. Be sure to visit his wonderful website.

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Holland-America Line’s (2nd) S.S. VEENDAM