SS American Farmer Collection
American Farmer (1920) American Merchant Lines.
Built by American International Shipbuilding Corp., Hog Island, Penn. Tonnage: 7,430. Dimensions: 436' x 58'. Single-screw, 15 knots. Two masts and one funnel. Ex-Ourcq. Renamed: Ville de Liege. Sister Ships: American Banker, American Importer, American Merchant, American Shipper, American Trader and American Traveler.
Ephemera for the SS American Farmer are available at the GG Archives, including Passenger Lists, Menus, Brochures, Event Programs, and more.
American Merchant Lines to Europe - 1932
These are some of the attractions of an American Merchant Lines crossing. . . every day of it memorably pleasant from the minute you go on board in New York until you sail up the famous Thames right into the City of London.
1934-06-22 SS American Farmer Passenger List
- Steamship Line: American Merchant Lines
- Class of Passengers: One
- Date of Departure: 22 June 1934
- Route: London for New York
- Commander: Captain H. A. Pedersen, U.S.N.R
1934-06-28 SS American Farmer Luncheon Menu
Luncheon Bill of Fare Card from 28 June 1934 on board the SS American Farmer of the American Merchant Lines featured Broiled Mackerel, Baked Pork and Beans, Braised Short Ribs of Beef and Boiled Ham.
1934-06-29 SS American Farmer Dinner Menu Card
Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare Card from the SS American Farmer of the American Merchant Lines featured Long Island Duckling, Spaghetti à la Caruso and Prime Rib of Beef with Chocolate Eclairs for dessert. Included handwritten substitution of Wax Beans for Broccoli in Cream.
1934-06-30 SS American Farmer Breakfast Menu Card
Rare Vintage Breakfast Bill of Fare Card from 30 June 1934 featured a typical PassengerClass selections for that era offering Salmon Fish Cake, Grilled Yorkshire Ham, Chipped Smoked Beef in Cream, and Rice Griddle Cakes with Maple Syrup for dessert.