Aquarama Line

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Aquarama Line
Date: 1955
Type(s): Postcard
Language: English
Identifier(s): SU 1-1555
Source: Mike Skreptak Collection; Black Binder 4
Notes: c. 1955; "The joy of water travel reaches its ultimate on the luxurious Steamship AQUARAMA. This all steel ocean liner carries passengers, all day cruisers, and tourist automobiles across scenic Lake Erie between Detroit, Michigan and Cleveland, Ohio. Romantic music and dancing... elegant food and cocktails... supervised children's playroom... theatre... comfortable lounges and sun decks... sparkling entertainment... all await your pleasure. Daily summer sailings, moderate fares. See your Auto Club, travel agent or THE AQUARAMA LINE"; originally a WWII C4 military vessel called the "Marine Star", the Aquarama was converted in the early 1950s into a luxury cruise ship carrying up to 2500 passengers and 165 automobiles.
Subject(s): Aquarama (Ship)
Marine Star (Ship)
Lake Erie
Cruise Ships
Place(s): Detroit (Michigan)
Cleveland (Ohio)
Rights: Public Domain
Repository: University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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