Boats - Steam Ships

NYKs YAMAT MARU

KYK LINE Fuji maru KINKAI YUSEN KAISHA TAIWAN - JAPAN LINE SHIP

Asahi maru KINKAI YUSEN KAISHA JAPAN - TAIWAN LINE SHIP

NYKs KATORI MARU

KEELUNG Sea route of ss KINKAIYUSEN (above)

There are more Japanese Steam Ship photos in the Keelung Directory.

SS PRESIDENT HOOVER

JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT IN THE EARLY HOURS OF 11 DECEMBER 1937, ONE OF THE WORLDS MOST LUXURIOUS CRUISE LINERS
RAN AGROUND ON HOISHOTO ISLAND(NOW GREEN ISLAND) OFF THE EAST COAST OF THE JAPANESE COLONY OF FORMOSA.
ONE OF THESE PHOTOS SHOW PASSENGERS, CREW MEMBERS AND LOCALS ASSISTING IN THE RESCUE FROM THE HOOVER WHICH
IS JUST OFF SHORE BEING SLAMMED BY OCEAN WAVES. ANOTHER PHOTO SHOWS THE DAMAGE ON DECK FROM THE DISASTER
THAT RENDERED THE CROWN JEWEL OF THE DOLLAR STEAMSHIP LINE A TOTAL LOSS.

ANOTHER PHOTO SHOWS THE SHIP AT ITS BEST IN A SAN FRANCISCO PORT BETWEEN TRAVELS ON ITS PACIFIC OCEAN ROUTE DURING THE 1930'S.

The website Takaoclub has a very interesting article on the SS Hoover and the Dollar Steamship line.

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