Airline History: The 747 is 40 Years Old Today. The flight was scheduled for Jan 21, 1970 but departed late on Jan 22. Cruising the Past celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the first commercial flight of a Boeing 747 aircraft. It was flown by Pan Am between New York and ... Read More »
CRUISE HISTORY AND STEAMSHIP HISTORY – THE CHILEAN LINE – NEW YORK TO CHILE via THE PANAMA CANAL – PERU AND ECUADOR Steamship History and Cruise History – South American Steamship Company (Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores – CSAV) – Their passenger service did not survive after World War 2. ... Read More »
Cruising the Past: Newsreel footage of Holland-America Line’s TSS Rotterdam 1915 (seen above) and SS Nieuw Amsterdam 1938. These are great scenes of Holland-America Liner’s TSS ROTTERDAM and the SS NIEUW AMSTERDAM. The ROTTERDAM IV – 1908 – 1940. – Built by Harland and Wolff, Belfast, the ROTTERDAM IV featured ... Read More »
CARIBBEAN CRUISE – 1929 ABOARD SWEDISH AMERICA LINE’S MS KUNGSHOLM – THE STEAMSHIP ART DECO MASTERPIECE – WONDERFUL FAMILY HOME MOVIES
CARIBBEAN CRUISE – 1929 ABOARD SWEDISH AMERICA LINE’S MS KUNGSHOLM – A SHIP WHERE J. D. SALINGER WAS CRUISE DIRECTOR – THE STEAMSHIP ART DECO MASTERPIECE – WONDERFUL FAMILY HOME MOVIES FROM PROMINENT SWEDISH FAMILY For the following information we wish to thank Lars Hemingstam and his excellent website on ... Read More »
Cruising the Past: Historical look at London’s famous Café de Paris. The Cafe is a London nightclub, opened in 1924, which over the years has featured such performers as Dorothy Dandridge, Harry Gold, Harry Roy, Ken Snakehips Johnson, Bert Ambrose, and Maxine Cooper Gomberg. Louise Brooks made history when she ... Read More »
Rare candid moment of Greta Garbo’s departure from Sweden in 1929 aboard the Swedish American Line’s MS GRIPSHOLM.
Rare candid moment of Greta Garbo’s departure from Sweden in 1929 aboard the Swedish American Line’s MS GRIPSHOLM. Greta Garbo made her first voyage to the USA on the Drottningholm in 1925. The video of her departure from Gothenburg in this clip, after a brief visit to Sweden. For the ... Read More »
HAITI – A 1929 VIDEO GLIMPSE OF A FORMER PARADISE (HIT YESTERDAY BY A DEVASTATING EARTHQUAKE) ABOARD A CRUISE BY THEMS KUNGSHOLM IN 1929
HAITI – A 1929 VIDEO GLIMPSE OF A FORMER PARADISE (HIT YESTERDAY BY A DEVASTATING EARTHQUAKE) ABOARD A CRUISE BY THE MS KUNGSHOLM. 1929 CRUISE TO HAITI ABOARD THE MS KUNGSHOLM This is a very interesting and detailed video of Haiti during a 1929 cruise – before dictatorships, exploitation, corruption ... Read More »
1954 VIDEO CRUISE TO ALASKA – During the last year of the Alaska Steamship Company’s Passenger Operation.
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CRUISING THE PAST: THE GREAT PULLMAN STREAMLINERS THAT SERVED PALM SPRINGS FROM THE 1920s UNTIL THE 1950s.
CRUISING THE PAST: THE GREAT PULLMAN STREAMLINERS THAT SERVED GLAMOROUS PALM SPRINGS FROM THE 1920s UNTIL THE 1950s. A promotion from the Southern Pacific (Grace Collection). Read More »
SS UNTIED STATES – New York wants the great ship to return. Great video of sailing on a cruise to the West Indies during 1964.
Proposal to bring the SS UNITED STATES back to Manhattan. Cruise Ship History: More steamship history with a video cruise aboard the SS United States. In 1964, former SS United States purser Jim Green returned to the ship as a passenger for a West Indies cruise along with his beloved ... Read More »