SET: coastal steamers, GENERAL STEAM NAVIGATION CO., LTD. unnumbered

Set Information edit

Set Comment

REAL PHOTOGRAPH, PRINTED IN ENGLAND, much information about the ships on back of each card

Where Sold:Great Britain

Cards in Set

MAIN DINING SALOON: ROYAL EAGLE
MAIN DINING SALOON: ROYAL EAGLE
Card Comment

back:- DINING SALOON. - 322 DINERS CAN BE ACCOMMODATED AT THE SAME TIME IN THE SALOONS OF THE ROYAL EAGLE, THE NEW LUXURY STEAMER OF THE GENERAL STEAM NAVIGATION CO. LTD. EAGLE FLEET OF RIVER PLEASURE STEAMERS//THE LARGE WINDOWS PROVIDE A WONDERFUL VIEW OF THE POINTS OF INTEREST. FOR INFORMATION TELEPHONE ROYAL 3200.

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Estimate
$10.00 USD
Orientation
Horizontal
QUEEN OF KENT steaming right
QUEEN OF KENT  steaming right
Card Comment

back:- QUEEN OF KENT. THIS WELL KNOWN PLEASURE STEAMER, BUILT FOR THE CROSS CHANNEL SERVICES OF THE NEW MEDWAY STEAM PACKET CO., LTD., NOW OPERATES BETWEEN CHATHAM, SOUTHEND, HERNE BAY//AND THERE ARE NO LICENSING RESTRICTIONS WHEN THE STEAMER IS UNDER WEIGH.

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Estimate
$10.00 USD
Orientation
Horizontal
QUEEN OF SOUTHEND (THAMES QUEEN on sticked label)
QUEEN OF SOUTHEND (THAMES QUEEN on sticked label)
Card Comment

back:- QUEEN OF SOUTHEND. THIS WELL KNOWN PLEASURE STEAMER, BUILT FOR THE NEW MEDWAY STEAM PACKET CO., LTD., QUEEN LINE STEAMERS, OPERATES BETWEEN GRAVESEND, SOUTHEND AND CLACTON. SHE IS LICENSED TO CARRY 976 PASSENGERS. EXCELLENT BREAKFASTS, LUNCHES AND TEAS ARE SERVED ON BOARD AT VERY REASONABLE PRICES, AND THERE ARE NO LICENSING RESTRICTIONS WHEN THE STEAMER IS UNDER WEIGH.

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Estimate
$10.00 USD
Orientation
Horizontal
THE CRESTED EAGLE steaming right
THE CRESTED EAGLE  steaming right
Card Comment

back:- CRESTED EAGLE. - THE CRESTED EAGLE, A MAGNIFICENT STEAMER OF THE "EAGLE FLEET" OWNED BY THE GENERAL STEAM NAVIGATION CO. LTD., OPENED IN 1932 A NEW SERVICE FROM TOWER PIER TO CLACTON AND FELIXSTOWE. SHE SAILS DAILY, EXCEPT FRIDAYS, AND PROVIDES THE LUXURY SERVICE BY WATER TO THE EAST COAST. EXCELLENT BREAKFASTS, LUNCHES AND TEAS ARE SERVED ON BOARD AT VERY REASONABLE PRICES AND THERE ARE NO LICENSING RESTRICTIONS WHEN THE STEAMER IS UNDER WEIGH.

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Estimate
$10.00 USD
Orientation
Horizontal
THE DECK LOUNGE: "ROYAL EAGLE."
THE DECK LOUNGE: "ROYAL EAGLE."
Card Comment

back:- THE DECK LOUNGE ON THE NEW LUXURY PADDLE STEAMER ROYAL EAGLE IS A NEW FEATURE THAT PROVIDES COOL, SHADY ACCOMMODATION IN HOT WEATHER, AND SHELTERED COMFORT SHOULD THERE BE WIND OR RAIN. IT IS 150 FT. LONG. THE CONTINENTAL CAFE ATMOSPHERE IS MOST APPARENT.

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Estimate
$10.00 USD
Orientation
Horizontal
THE GOLDEN EAGLE steaming left
THE GOLDEN EAGLE  steaming left
Card Comment

back:- THE P.S. GOLDEN EAGLE WAS BUILT FOR THE GENERAL STEAM NAVIGATION CO., LTD., BY MESSRS. JOHN BROWN & CO., LTD., OF CLYDE BANK IN 1909, FOR THEIR LONDON TO MARGATE & RAMSGATE SUMMER PASSENGER SERVICE//THE POPULAR CHEAP EXCURSION SERVICE TO THE COAST.

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Estimate
$10.00 USD
Orientation
Horizontal
THE ISLE OF ARRAN steaming left
THE ISLE OF ARRAN  steaming left
Card Comment

back:- THE P.S. ISLE OF ARRAN WAS ADDED TO THE GENERAL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY, S FLEET IN 1933 TO RUN TRIPS INTO THE LONDON//SHE IS 210 FEET LONG, 24 FEET WIDE AND CAN CARRY 885 PASSENGERS. HER DINING SALOONS CAN SEAT 142 AT ONE TIME.

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Estimate
$10.00 USD
Orientation
Horizontal
THE LAGUNA BELLE steaming left/front
THE LAGUNA BELLE  steaming left/front
Card Comment

back:- THE LAGUNA BELLE WAS ACQUIRED AT THE CLOSE OF THE 1935 SEASON BY THE GENERAL STEAM NAVIGATION CO., LTD. SHE MAINTAINS THE DIRECT SERVICE FROM LONDON TO CLACTON AND WALTON//THE COMPANY HAVE EFFECTED MANY IMPROVEMENTS, PARTICULARLY IN THE ARRANGEMENT OF THE DINING SALOONS.

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Estimate
$10.00 USD
Orientation
Horizontal
THE ROYAL EAGLE steaming left, buoy visible
THE ROYAL EAGLE  steaming left, buoy visible
Card Comment

back:- ROYAL EAGLE - THE NEW LUXURY PLEASURE STEAMER ROYAL EAGLE, BUILT BY MESSRS. CAMMELL LAIRD & CO. FOR THE GENERAL STEAM NAVIGATION CO. LTD. IN 1932, UNDERGOING HER TRIALS IN THE MERSEY. SHE IS 1538 TONS GROSS, 290 FT. LONG, 69 FT. BROAD, 3,000 H.P. AND ATTAINED A SPEED OF 18 1/2 KNOTS (EQUAL TO ABOUT 21 MILES PER HOUR), OIL FIRED AND CARRIES 1987 PASSENGERS. FROM MAY TILL SEPTEMBER SHE LEAVES TOWER PIER FOR SOUTHEND, MARGATE AND RAMSGATE DAILY, EXCEPT FRIDAYS. FOR INFORMATION TELEPHONE ROYAL 3200.

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Estimate
$10.00 USD
Orientation
Horizontal
THE ROYAL EAGLE steaming right
THE ROYAL EAGLE  steaming right
Card Comment

back:- ROYAL EAGLE - THE NEW LUXURY PLEASURE STEAMER ROYAL EAGLE, BUILT BY MESSRS. CAMMELL LAIRD & CO. FOR THE GENERAL STEAM NAVIGATION CO. LTD. IN 1932, UNDERGOING HER TRIALS IN THE MERSEY. SHE IS 1538 TONS GROSS, 290 FT. LONG, 69 FT. BROAD, 3,000 H.P. AND ATTAINED A SPEED OF 18 1/2 KNOTS (EQUAL TO ABOUT 21 MILES PER HOUR), OIL FIRED AND CARRIES 1987 PASSENGERS. FROM MAY TILL SEPTEMBER SHE LEAVES TOWER PIER FOR SOUTHEND, MARGATE AND RAMSGATE DAILY, EXCEPT FRIDAYS. FOR INFORMATION TELEPHONE ROYAL 3200.

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Estimate
$10.00 USD
Orientation
Horizontal