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INDEPENDENCE: 1951 - Rebirth brochures - 1980 & 1981

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American Hawaii Cruises:  Two early brochures from one of the most successful second chances in liner history, the rebirth of the S.S. INDEPENDENCE. 

Brochure one is from late 1979 and is the initial fold-out intro for the OCEANIC INDEPENDENCE.  In June 1980 the ship would take her maiden cruise around the Hawaiian Islands.  Inside there are two photos of interest.  The first shows a cabin mock-up where the simplicity of the original Henry Dreyfuss designed furniture competes with loud 1970s wallpaper.  The second is of the ship in a tropical port.  "OCEANIC" has been airbrushed next to INDEPENDENCE and the funnels are still brightly painted in American Export colors.  The same photo, with the tropical port removed, is used on the cover.  The view was lifted from an AmEx brochure of a generation earlier.  After the renovated ship entered service, new photos were taken.  For a week of circling the Hawaiian Islands, fares ranged from $645 to $1,750 per person, depending whether you chose an inner closet or a Sun Deck suite.

In brochure two the INDY is full-steam ahead.  From 1981, the twenty-page brochure is full of color photos of the ship, including the gorgeous aerial view on the cover.  Sample cabin photos show off hints of Henry Dreyfuss design.  Fold-out plans show nine decks in color-coded detail.  The INDEPENDENCE never looked better. 

Excellent condition.

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