May 22, 2008 - Sale 2147

Sale 2147 - Lot 13

Price Realized: $ 108
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 100 - $ 200
(AMERICAN EXPORT LINES.) "Atlantic." Group of approximately 70 pieces related to the ship, including a virtually complete file of brochures from the late 1950s-60s, press releases, and shipboard ephemera (deck plans, passenger lists, programs of events, menus). Principally late 1950s-60s

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The "Atlantic" began her life as a freighter named "Badger Mariner," but was converted for passenger service in 1957. She briefly sailed for Arnold Bernstein's American Banner Line until taken over by the American Export Lines in 1960. She became the schoolship "Universe" in 1972 and was scrapped in 2004. She was a single-screw vessel with a single funnel.