Transportation - Ships

Prior to 1908 most travel was by ship, from Europe to North America. The great Lakes were traversed by steamers too.
CODE : TPS01 Item Price: US$ 8.00

SS Alberta, a Great Lakes steamer loading passengers at Riverside Park. Private Postcard was published by Stedman Bros. Ltd. with a divided back. Posted 1913. 
 




CODE : TPS02 Item Price: US$ 10.00

 Japanese steamer 'Naurei Maru' in service between Japan and China, 1937. Handwritten note on back, naming ship. Not posted. 
 
 
 

 
 
CODE : TPS03 Item Price: US$ 8.00

The Oregon Mail. A trans-Pacific passenger service between posts, one of 5. This chrome card was posted in 1970 from offshore near the Ryuku Islands, Japan. 
 
 
 
 
 
CODE : TPS04 Item Price: US$ 7.00

Steamship 'South Shore'. Early 1900s, but I could find no information on the vessel. Flies the US flag. Divided back. Not used. 
 
 
 
 
 

 
  CODE : TPS05 Item Price: US$ 8.00

SS Assiniboia a Great Lakes Steamship built in 1908 and operated by CPR. In the 1950s she was one of the last still carrying passengers around the Great Lakes. Publ. by PE Co. Divided back. Posted 1953. 
 
 
 
 
CODE : TPS06 Item Price: US$ 10.00

Pacific Mail's Steamship 'Manchuria' ran the HongKong-Hawaii-San Francisco run from 1904-10. This card  with an undivided back was sent 1907. 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
CODE : TPS07 Item Price: US$ 10.00

Real Photo Postcard of the 'Undercliff', a yacht. Divided back. Posted ca1910, cancel unclear. 
 
 
 
 

 
CODE : TPS08 Item Price: US$ 8.00

Princess Kathleen', operated by CPRs BC Coast Steamships was built in 1924. She sank in 1952. Real Photo Postcard publ. by The Gowan Sutton Co., Vancouver. Divided back. Never posted. 
 
 
 
 
 
 CODE : TPS09 Item Price: US$ 8.00

The Canada' Canada's first warship on a Private Post Card, ca1906.Divided back, never used. Soiled. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 CODE : TPS10 Item Price: US$ 12.00

The Pennsylvanian' of the Panama-Pacific Line, off Havana. Divided back. Posted 1932. $12.00.
 
 
 
 
 
 
CODE : TPS11 Item Price: US$ 8.00

"Empress of India" at the CPR Docks, Vancouver, BC. Card posted 1910. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 CODE : TPS12 Item Price: US$ 10.00

The 'Adriatic' and Hands across the sea. Publ. by the Art Publishing Co., Glasgow. Divided back. Posted from Halifax by returning soldier, ca 1919. 
 
 


 
CODE : TPS13 Item Price: US$ 7.00

Cunard White Star Line's "Alaunia", Postcard publ. in England, with a white-border and divided back. Used but not posted. message erased. Soiled. .





 
 
CODE : TPS14 Item Price: US$ 7.00

 "SS Evangeline".  Commissioned by the Eastern Steamship Lines for the Yarmouth to Boston service, she was built in 1927. The postcard was publ. by the Novelty Mfg. & Art Co. Ltd. with a divided back. Never used. Lower corners rough from album use. 


CODE : TPS15 Item Price: US$ 10.00
SS Chippewa, Canada Steamship LInes.Built in 1893 for Lake Ontario-Niagara River trade, she was scrapped in 1939. Card is on heavy textured stock. Publ. by Ry. News Co. Toronto and the Novelty Mfg. & Art Co. Ltd. Never used; divided back. 


 
CODE : TPS16 Item Price: US$ 8.00

TSS 'Prince David' promoting The National Tours ca1930s. Divided back. Never used. Some fading, foxing and soil. Light creases. 
 
 
 
 


 
CODE : TPS17 Item Price: US$ 15.00

SS Wren, in Canso Harbour, NS. Appears to be in ice. Real Photo Postcard dates 1907-08. Never posted. 
 
 
 



 
  CODE : TPS18 Item Price: US$ 12.00

SS Yarmouth. When brought to Nova Scotia in May of 1887 the YARMOUTH was immediately put on the Boston-Yarmouth run under the command of Captain Harvey Doane. She was built to haul fresh produce, fish and blueberries. This Real Photo Post Card dates at 1907-14.
 


CODE : TPS19 Item Price: US$ 10.00

MS 'Kungsholm", operated by the Swedish American Line, Gothenburg direct to New York. Divided back; never used. ca.1928. There were 3 ships bearing the Kungsholm name, this is the second. 


 

CODE : TPS20 Item Price: US$ 8.00

Hamburg Harbour, 1921. Real Photo Postcard. Divided back. Never used. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CODE : TPS21 Item Price: US$ 10.00

'SS Governor Dingley. On of the Eastern Steamships Line vessels, sailing from Boston to ME and NS. Publ. by GW Morris, ME. Divided back. Posted 1909. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 CODE : TPS22 Item Price: US$ 8.00

The 'Monitor' and 'Merrimack' two gunboats of the US Navy active during te Civil War.. Card was publ. by AC Bosselman with a divided back. Never used. 
 
 
 
 
  CODE : TPS23 Item Price: US$ 8.00

The steamer 'South Shore', a sidewheel passenger steamer. She was built in 1906 at Quincy, MA for the Nantasket Beach Steamboat Co. Serving along the shore from Boston, she was later sold to NY. Divided back. Never used. Worn edges. 
 




CODE : TPS24 Item Price: US$ 8.00

Steamship Prince George sailing out of Yarmouth, bound for Boston. Litho. publ. by Yarmouth Portrait Co. Divided back. Never used. ca1908. 





CODE : TPS25 Item Price: US$ 7.00

SS Argentina, cruise ships between south America and eastern North America. Divided back. Posted 1961. Yellow streaks in scan only. Stamp removed. 





CODE : TPS26 Item Price: US$ 10.00

Southern RLY. PS 'SouthSea'. Real photo postcard published by Stephen Cribb. Divided back, never used. 
 
 
 
 



 
 CODE : TPS27 Item Price: US$ 10.00

Canadian Pacific Ocean Services Ltd. TSS 'Metagama'. Divided back. Posted 1910. 
 
 

 
 
 
 
CODE : TPS28 Item Price: US$ 8.00

The US Naval Ship 'Marine Lynx', a real photo postcard. Posted 1953. Stamp removed. 
 
 
 

 
CODE : TPS29 Item Price: US$ 8.00

Torpedo Fleet, San Diego. Divided back. Publ. by Edward H. Mitchell. Posted 1911. 
 
 
 
 
 
 



 CODE : TPS30 Item Price: US$ 8.00

Steamer Moosehead, Bar Harbour, ME. Divided back. Publ. by Curt Teich, pre-1920, when she was renamed the USS Porpoise. Never used. 










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