SS American Merchant Archival Collection

American Merchant (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-Aisne. Renamed: Ville de Namur. Torpedoed and sunk in June 1940. Sister Ships: American Banker, American Farmer, American Importer, American Shipper, American Trader and American Traveler.

Ephemera for the SS American Merchant available may include Passenger Lists, Menus, Brochures, Sailing Schedules, Route Maps, Photographs, and more.

1928-08-23 Passenger Manifest for the SS American Merchant

1928-08-23 SS American Merchant Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: American Merchant Lines
  • Class of Passengers: One
  • Date of Departure: 23 August 1928
  • Route: New York to London
  • Commander: Captain not stated

 

Cover - American Merchant Lines New York to London - The Economical Way to Europe. Published November 1932

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.

 

 

Sailing Schedule, London-New York and New York-Plymouth-London, from 9 October 1936 to 27 August 1937.

Sailing Schedule, London-New York and New York-Plymouth-London, from 9 October 1936 to 27 August 1937. Ships Included the American Banker, American Farmer, American Merchant, and American Trader. SS Manhattan Passenger List, 21 October 1921. GGA Image ID # 1ea7ddd84f

 

Sailing Schedule, London-New York and New York-Plymouth-London, from 10 June 1938 to 2 January 1929.

Sailing Schedule, London-New York and New York-Plymouth-London, from 10 June 1938 to 2 January 1929. Ships Included the American Banker, American Farmer, American Merchant, and American Trader. SS Manhattan Passenger List, 29 June 1938. GGA Image ID # 1eaa38ac54

 

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