The Delta Line was cruising to South America from New Orleans in the 1950s. The steamship company introduced three revolutionary passenger-cargo ships to its South American services in the post-war years of the 1940s. In keeping with the trade name of the company, “Delta Line,” the three vessels were given ... Read More »
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PORTS OF CALL: DELTA LINE AND THE HOME PORT OF NEW ORLEANS IN THE 1940s
PORTS OF CALL: DELTA LINE AND THE HOME PORT OF NEW ORLEANS IN THE 1940s. The French Quarter – A quick walk from the Delta Line wharf – in the late 1940s. Cruise Line and Social History – way down South in New Orleans. NEW ORLEANS – PORT OF CALL ... Read More »
Delta Line – The last truly American flag passenger steamship company.
Delta Line (Mississippi Shipping Co.), New Orleans (1919-85) Cruising The Past looks at the Delta Line. They provided service from Gulf of Mexico and east coast of South America; originally established by coffee merchants to ship Brazilian produce directly to the Mississippi Valley through New Orleans, bypassing New York. Officially ... Read More »