American President Lines

USA

Dollar Steamship Line
Sailings January-May 1924 (issued November 19, 1923)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
President Harrison
President Hayes
President Adams
President Garfield
President Polk
President Monroe
President Van Buren
(Around-the-world service)
New York, Havana, Colon, Balboa, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu, Kobe, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manila, Singapore, Penang, Colombo, Suez, Port Said, Alexandria, Naples, Genoa, Marseilles, Boston, New York.

(The two inaugural sailings, of President Harrison and President Hayes, departed San Francisco, having omitted the intercoastal leg from New York.)

Click for a view of the interior of the brochure
Dollar Steamship Line
Sailings October 1925-September 1926 (issued January 1, 1926)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
President Monroe
President Van Buren
President Hayes
President Harrison
President Polk
President Adams
President Garfield
(Around-the-world service)
New York, Havana, Cristobal, Balboa, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu, Kobe, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manila, Singapore, Penang, Colombo, Suez, Port Said, Alexandria, Naples, Genoa, Marseilles, Boston, New York
President Taft
President Wilson
President Lincoln
President Cleveland
President Pierce
San Francisco, Honolulu, Yokohama, Kobe, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manila

Dollar Steamship Lines/American Mail Line
Sailings September 1930-December 1931 (issued September 1, 1930) for:
President Fillmore, President Johnson, President Cleveland, President Wilson, President Polk, President Monroe, President Lincoln, President Hayes, President Van Buren, President Taft, President Garfield, President Pierce, President Adams, President Harrison (Dollar Lines); President McKinley, President Grant, President Jefferson, President Jackson, President Madison (American Mail Line)

Ports of call:
Seattle, Victoria, Yokohama, Kobe, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manila;
San Francisco, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Yokohama, Kobe, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manila;
San Francisco, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Manila, Singapore;
New York, Boston, Havana, Cristobal, Balboa, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu, Kobe, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manila, Singapore, Penang, Colombo, Suez, Port Said, Alexandria, Naples, Genoa, Marseilles

Dollar Steamship Lines/American Mail Line
Sailings October 1935-August 1937 (issued January 24, 1936) for:
President Hoover, President Coolidge, President Cleveland, President Wilson, President Polk, President Monroe, President Lincoln, President Hayes, President Van Buren, President Taft, President Garfield, President Pierce, President Adams, President Harrison, President Johnson (Dollar Lines); President McKinley, President Grant, President Jefferson, President Jackson (American Mail Line)

Ports of call (Dollar Lines):
Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu, Yokohama, Kobe, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manila;
Boston, New York, Havana, Cristobal, Balboa, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Yokohama, Honolulu, Kobe, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manila;
Boston, New York, Havana, Cristobal, Balboa, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu, Kobe, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manila, Singapore, Penang, Colombo, Bombay, Suez, Port Said, Alexandria, Naples, Genoa, Marseilles
Ports of call (American Mail Line):
Seattle, Victoria, Yokohama, Shimidzu, Nagoya, Kobe, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manila

Sailings November 1949-February 1951 (issued December 1, 1949) for:
President Cleveland, President Wilson, General Gordon, President Polk, President Monroe

Ports of call:
San Francisco, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Yokohama, Manila, Hong Kong, Kobe;
Boston, New York, Havana, Cristobal, Balboa, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu, Yokohama, Kobe, Hong Kong, Manila, Singapore, Penang, Colombo, Cochin, Bombay, Karachi, Suez, Port Said, Alexandria, Naples, Marseilles, Genoa, Leghorn

Promotional brochure/deck plan (no sailings listed) (issued April 1951)
(includes separate sailing schedule June 1951-August 1952 for New York-California leg of cargoliner services)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
President Buchanan
President Fillmore
President Harding
President Arthur
President Tyler
President Grant
Presdient Madison
President Jefferson
President Pierce
President McKinley
President Taft
President Van Buren
President Johnson
President Harrison
New York, other East Coast ports, through Panama Canal, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Manila, Hong Kong, Sourabaya, Jakarta, Belawan, Penang, Port Swettenham, Singapore.
Return voyages: Singapore, Manila, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Los Angeles, through Panama Canal, New York.

Sailings March 1960-September 1961 (issued July 1959) for:
President Hoover, President Cleveland, President Wilson, President Polk, President Monroe

Ports of call:
San Francisco, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Yokohama, Manila, Hong Kong, Kobe;
New York, Cristobal, Balboa, Acapulco, San Francisco, Honolulu, Yokohama, Kobe, Hong Kong, Saigon, Singapore, Penang, Cochin, Bombay, Karachi, Suez, Port Said, Alexandria, Naples, Marseilles, Genoa, Leghorn
Click to view a photo of the President Monroe

Sailings November 1966-January 1969 (issued December 1966) for:
President Roosevelt, President Cleveland, President Wilson

Ports of call:
San Francisco, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Yokohama, Keelung, Hong Kong, Manila, Nagasaki, Kobe;
San Francisco, Honolulu, Yokohama, Kobe, Hong Kong, Singapore, Colombo, Bombay, Suez, Alexandria, Beirut, Haifa, Naples, Genoa, Marseilles, New York, Port Everglades, Kingston, Cartagena, Cristobal, Balboa, Acapulco, Los Angeles

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See the archives section for more brochures of American President Lines.
See also the shipping in 1971 section.

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American President Lines fleet information, history etc. on the following website (including predecessor Dollar Line):

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The history section of the American President Lines homepage includes many illustrations/photos and it gives a detailed history of the line.

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This page last updated June 16, 2012.