SS American Shipper Collection
American Shipper (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-Tours. Renamed: Ville de Mons. Torpedoed and sunk in September 1940. Sister Ships: American Banker, American Farmer, American Importer, American Merchant, American Trader and American Traveler.
Ephemera for the SS American Shipper are available at the GG Archives, including Passenger Lists, Menus, Brochures, Event Programs, and more.
1929-05-17 SS American Shipper Passenger List
- Steamship Line: American Merchant Lines
- Class of Passengers: One
- Date of Departure: 17 May 1929
- Route: London to New York
- Commander: Captain not stated
- Other: Maiden Voyage
1929-05-24 SS American Shipper Dinner Menu
Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare from the SS American Shipper of the American Merchant Lines featured Broiled Fillet of Salmon, Shrimp Patties, Fricasse of Chicken with Noodles, Compote of Cherries with Rice, Prime Ribs of Beef, Saddle of Lamb, and Green Apple Pie à la Mode for dessert.
1929-05-26 SS American Shipper Dinner Menu
Vintage Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare from 26 May 1929 featured Chicken Liver Patties, Financiere, Roast Prime Ribs of Beef, and Ice Cream with French Pastries for dessert. Included List of Executive Officers and Autographs from Seven Dinner Guests.