Postcards from the Collection of Jack Whitmeyer
Collection:
Los Angeles Maritime Museum Research Library
Object Type:
Postcard
Title:
Port of New York. Postcard from Jack Whitmeyer Collection.
Collection Description:
The Port of New York is the busiest port in the world. The Queen Elizabeth is shown being berthed. Other ships are, from the bottom: The Independence, America, United States, Olympia, Aircraft Carrier Intrepid, Mauretania and Sylvania — From postcard.
Background Information:
Similar to ocean liners, cruise ships carry passengers over long distances. However, cruise ships are designed to offer more than just transportation. Today, these huge ships offer many forms of recreation, including theaters, pools, restraunts, and even golf courses and rock climbing walls.
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