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Various Ships - Sailings & rates 1948 & 1968

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Holland America Line: A tale of two decades - three sailings and fares brochures from 1948 and 1968. The ravages of war and the promise of prosperity shows through in the guide from 1948. Flagship NIEUW AMSTERDAM was back on the route with assistance from combo liners WESTERDAM and NOORDAM plus the aged VEENDAM. Once a week, year-around, at least one HAL ship departed New York for Rotterdam. The boom years of transatlantic liner travel was about to begin. The guide runs eight pages. Fast forward twenty years to 1968. Transatlantic business was petering out and HAL had only a couple of sailing a month, and only in the warmer months. The fleet consisted of the dowager NIUEW AMSTERDAM, flagship ROTTERDAM, STATENDAM, and the RYNDAM. The rate brochure begins with several pages of "rate reduction" specials, not a good sign. The brochure runs forty-eight pages which hardly seemed worthwhile considering the half-hearted schedule. The sailings brochure is a large fold-out. In September 1971 the NIEUW AMSTERDAM sailed on Holland America's final regularly scheduled transatlantic voyage. Afterwards all ships were placed on cruise service. Very good condition.
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