Moore McCormack Cruise Ship Menu 1955 (Rio de Janeiro-Barbados)

'On board the S.S. Brazil Saturday June 25th 1955. En Route from Rio de Janeiro to Barbados'
Moore McCormack Lines 'The Good Neighbor Fleet'

SERIAL NO. 3 Litho U.S.A.

Cover has image of South American man.

Dinner menu: Pickled Lamb's Tongue, Larded Pheasant en Casserole, pineapple upside down cake, American Coffee,etc..

 30 x 23 cm

 

The Moore-McCormack Lines was a series of companies operating as shipping lines, operated by the Moore-McCormack Company, Incorporated later Moore-McCormack Lines, Incorporated and simply Mooremack, founded in 1913 in New York CIty. It ceased trading on its buy-out in 1982. 

From a small start with one ship, SS Montara, inaugurating a run from the USA to Brazil,the shipping line expanded to become a major US line operating around the world.

 

In 1954 Mooremack withdrew the liner Uruguay from its New York – River Plate route, leaving Brazil and Argentina to continue a reduced service. Uruguay was laid up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet in the James River, Virginia. In 1958 Mooremack introduced a new SS Brasil and SS Argentina to the route, while the old Brazil and Argentina joined Uruguay in the Reserve Fleet on the James River. The new pair of liners worked the route until 1969, when declining passenger numbers made them unprofitable and Mooremack laid them up.

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