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On the flip side are twenty-two large renderings of public rooms and cabins, plus a two-panel portrait.    \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eImpressively, the sister ships boasted TWO outdoor swimming pools, surely a first for an American liner.  First Class held 307 passengers. Among the public rooms was a \"soda fountain\" since American ships at the time could not serve alcohol (unless you bribed the right steward).  \"Special Class\" held around 133, Third 170, while down in the hold (not shown) there were crowded conditions for 378 in steerage.  \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eOn December 10, 1937, sailing in unfamiliar waters due to skipping Shanghai because of unrest, the 615-foot PRESIDENT HOOVER ran aground on a reef near Taiwan.  The passengers and crew were put ashore on a little island and eventually were rescued.  The ship was firmly stuck and was destroyed on the reef, making it the largest American maritime loss up to that time.  \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe PRESIDENT COOLIDGE became a troop ship during the war.  On October 26, 1942, while fleeing Japanese subs, the COOLIDGE entered the harbor at Espiritu Santo in the Vanuatu Islands.  The U.S. had a large base there protected by mines, which the captain did not know about.  The ship hit one and sank in about ninety minutes.  Today it is a popular dive spot. \u003cbr\u003e  \u003cbr\u003eVery good condition with a few small holes at the folds.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!----\u003e"}

PRESIDENT HOOVER & PRESIDENT COOLIDGE: 1931 - Large maiden voyage deck plan w/ interiors

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Dollar Steamship Line: A large deck plan (37" by 48") dated August 1931, the month the PRESIDENT HOOVER took her maiden voyage.  Sister PRESIDENT COOLIDGE followed in October.  Both ships sailed to the Far East for Dollar.  

The plans shows six decks in detail. On the flip side are twenty-two large renderings of public rooms and cabins, plus a two-panel portrait.    

Impressively, the sister ships boasted TWO outdoor swimming pools, surely a first for an American liner.  First Class held 307 passengers. Among the public rooms was a "soda fountain" since American ships at the time could not serve alcohol (unless you bribed the right steward).  "Special Class" held around 133, Third 170, while down in the hold (not shown) there were crowded conditions for 378 in steerage.  

On December 10, 1937, sailing in unfamiliar waters due to skipping Shanghai because of unrest, the 615-foot PRESIDENT HOOVER ran aground on a reef near Taiwan.  The passengers and crew were put ashore on a little island and eventually were rescued.  The ship was firmly stuck and was destroyed on the reef, making it the largest American maritime loss up to that time.  

The PRESIDENT COOLIDGE became a troop ship during the war.  On October 26, 1942, while fleeing Japanese subs, the COOLIDGE entered the harbor at Espiritu Santo in the Vanuatu Islands.  The U.S. had a large base there protected by mines, which the captain did not know about.  The ship hit one and sank in about ninety minutes.  Today it is a popular dive spot. 
  
Very good condition with a few small holes at the folds.

$175.00
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