Saturday, September 13, 2014

Steamship Company Cancels: Boston & Philadelphia Steamship Company



Boston & Philadelphia Steamship Line
Steamship Saxon

The company hedged on the reliability of steam power with the Saxon by running both steam power and sails. 




R163 1c documentary battleship on steam ship document fragment
"PHILADELPHIA" can be made out under the upper left corner of the stamp



B. & P. S. S. CO.
SEP
26
1901
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From The Historical Dictionary of the US Maritime Industry, 2011, by Kenneth Blume: 


I recommend this book for anyone research shipping cancels.

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