Barber Line

USA

Agents: Barber Steamship Lines
Far East and Around the World routes operated during the 1930s with Norwegian (Wilh. Wilhelmsen)
and British (James Chambers & Co.) vessels; during the immediate post-war era with
Norwegian (Fearnley & Eger, A.F. Klaveness & Co., Wilh. Wilhelmsen) vessels.

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Sailings August-September 1911
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Janeta
Pretoria
Trabboch
New York, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Rosario.
(Only La Plata seems to have been a port of call for all ships.)
Clan Macauley New York, Le Havre, Dunkirk
Muncaster Castle New York to unspecified ports in the Far East
Aros Castle New York, Mossel Bay

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General information brochure/deck plan (no sailings listed) (undated; 1930s)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Tai Ping
Tai Ping Yang
Tai Shan
Tai Yang
Tai Yin

(Operated for Barber Line by Wilh. Wilhelmsen, Norway)
New York, Newport News, Panama Canal, Los Angeles, Manila, Shanghai, Manila (2nd call), Hong Kong.
Return voyage: Hong Kong, Shanghai, Kobe, Yokohama, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Panama Canal, New York.
Greystoke Castle
Muncaster Castle
Penrith Castle
Raby Castle
Thurland Castle

(Operated for Barber Line by James Chambers & Co., UK)
(Around the world):
New York, Newport News, Panama Canal, Los Angeles, Manila, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manila (2nd call), Macassar, Sourabaya, Samarang, Batavia, Singapore, Port Swettenham, Belawan, Penang, Colombo, Port Said, New York

Sailings January-December 1936 (issued April 1, 1936)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Tai Ping
Tai Ping Yang
Tai Shan
Tai Yang
Greystoke Castle
Muncaster Castle
Penrith Castle
Raby Castle
Thurland Castle
Tricolor
New York, Hampton Roads (Norfolk/Newport News), Los Angeles, Manila, Shanghai.
(No return voyages listed.)

Ports of call according to separate enclosure w/fares for around the world passage on "Castle" vessels:
New York, Panama, Los Angeles, Manila, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Macassar, Sourabaya, Samarang, Batavia, Singapore, Port Swettenham, Penang, Colombo, Port Said, New York.

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Barber-Caribbean Line

Sailings July 1950 (issued June 28, 1950)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Besseggen
Vindeggen

(Ships owned by Rederiet Vindeggen, Norway)

New York, Curaçao, Puerto Cabello, La Guaira

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See the archives section for more brochures of Barber Line.

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See also American West African Line.

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This page last updated April 22, 2011.