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VEENDAM & VOLENDAM: 1958 - Holland America intro brochure 1973

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Holland America Cruises:  Holland America spent a fortunate in the early 1970s buying and retrofitting the former Moore McCormack liners ARGENTINA and BRASIL into the VEENDAM and VOLENDAM.  They were introduced to the cruise market in 1973.

Here is one of their first brochures, a twenty-four pager for 1973 West Indies cruises on the sisters and the STATENDAM.  Holland America was quick to boast about their newbies: "The world considered these twins great luxury liners when they were named BRASIL and ARGENTINA.  And they were pretty much right.  But when Holland America bought them, we took them home and rebuilt them."


There are portraits of each ship, color interior photos that are probably from the STATENDAM, destination info, itineraries, rates, and full plans.  Seven decks are shown for theVEENDAM and VLENDAM along with seven sample cabin layouts.  Nine decks are shown for the STATENDAM along with eight sample same layouts.

Alas, the "twin great luxury liners" were also fuel hogs.  Holland American laid them up in early 1974 when the oil crisis hit and then leased them out to a variety of operators.  They came back to the Dutch in 1978.


Excellent condition.

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