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United American Lines (Harriman Line) History and Ephemera

The United American Lines, aka American Shipping and Commercial Corporation, was founded by W. Averell Harriman in 1920. Harriman entered into agreements with the Hamburg-America Line (HAPAG) to handle transatlantic passenger traffic between Hamburg - Southampton - Cherbourg - New York. The Steamship line was sold to HAPAG in 1926.

United American Lines Ephemera

Third Class Outward Passage Ticket - SS Mount Clinton, United American Lines (1921)

1921-05-26 Third Class Ticket - United American Lines

Rare Outward Bound (eastward) Passenger Steamship Ticket for Third Class accommodations on the SS Mount Clinton of the United American Lines on her maiden voyage to Hamburg, Germany.

Menu Card, SS Resolute Luncheon Menu Card - 24 August 1922

1922-08-24 SS Resolute Luncheon Menu

Vintage Luncheon Menu from 24 August 1922 on board the SS Resolute of the United American Lines featured Roast Chicken Fermière, Lobster Newbourg, and Wine Jelly with Fruits for dessert.

1922-09-05 SS Resolute

1922-09-05 SS Resolute Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 5 September 1922
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain D. Malman
1922-11-15 SS Reliance

1922-11-15 SS Reliance Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 15 November 1922
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain F. L. Iverson
1923-07-10 Passenger Manifest from the SS Reliance

1923-07-10 SS Reliance Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 10 July 1923
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain F. L. Iverson
1923-07-24 SS Resolute

1923-07-24 SS Resolute Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 24 July 1923
  • Route: Hamburg for New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Commodore D. Malman
1925-05-08 SS Cleveland

1925-05-08 SS Cleveland Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 8 May 1925
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Boulogne and Southampton
  • Commander: Captain W. P. Hillman
1925-05-19 SS Resolute

1925-05-19 SS Resolute Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 19 May 1925
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Commodore D. Malman
Menu Card., SS Resolute Luncheon Menu - 20 May 1925

1925-05-20 SS Resolute Luncheon Menu Card

Cabin passenger Luncheon Menu from the S.S. Resolute of the United American Lines included both hot and cold selections. it featured Boiled Brisket of Beef, Vienna Veal Steak and the perennial favorite Frankfurters with Sauerkraut. Printed in English and German,

1925-06-30 SS Resolute

1925-06-30 SS Resolute Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 30 June 1925
  • Route: New York to Hamburg via Cherbourg and Southampton
  • Commander: Commodore D. Malman
1925-09-08 SS Resolute

1925-09-08 SS Resolute Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 8 September 1925
  • Route: Hamburg for New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. P. Hillman

 

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