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Various Ships - 1970s USL container guide

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United States Lines:  From the 1970s comes this twelve-page, glossy brochure – “A Practical Guide for Containerized Shipment of Perishables”.  

On the cover and among the pages are photos of USL freighters and USL-marked containers.  There’s a detailed list of the proper shipping temperature for everything from Camembert cheese (30-34f) to rhubarb (32f).  Operating instructions show controls for various size USL reefer units.  

The company was flying high and profitable in the 1970s and early 1980s with a fleet of almost fifty container ships after ditching the money-loosing UNITED STATES in ’69.  Then they bet wrong on expensive and fuel-efficient vessels in the mid-1980s.  USL declared bankruptcy in ‘86 and was dissolved in ’92.  This brochure represents the height of USL’s salad days.   

Very good condition.

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