Isbrandtsen Steamship Co.
(Isbrandtsen Co.)

USA

Sailings January-February 1950 (issued January 8, 1950)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Empire Glencoe
Sir John Franklin
Flying Trader
Hampton Roads, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Alexandria, Karachi, Bombay, Colombo, Singapore, Batavia, Manila, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Taku Bar, Fusan, Kobe, Nagoya, Yokohama.
(No return voyages listed.)
Flying Independent
Flying Clipper
Homeward voyages only:
Manila and other Philippine ports, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Taku Bar, Kobe, Nagoya, Yokohama, San Francisco, Pamama Canal, New York
Flying Enterprise Norfolk, Baltimore, Chester, Philadelphia, New York, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Bremen, Hamburg.
Return voyage may have omitted Chester.
Cape Race Hampton Roads, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Bremen, Hamburg.
(No return voyage listed.)
Cape Nome Hampton Roads, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Le Havre, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Bremen, Hamburg.
(No return voyage listed.)
Flying Trader Homeward voyage only:
Brest, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Bremerhaven, Bremen, Hamburg, Norfolk, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York
Many other freight routes listed, including New York and Gulf-Venezuela and Gulf-Europe.

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Sailings November 1955-June 1956 (different dates for each service) (issued April 1956)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Brooklyn Heights
Flying Independent
Flying Arrow
Sir John Franklin
Flying Enterprise II
Flying Trader
Flying Clipper
Remsen Heights
Flying Eagle
Typical voyages ('Round World Service incl. Puerto Rican/Intercoastal Service):
Norfolk, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Beirut, Alexandria, Karachi, Bombay, Singapore, Hong Kong, Kobe, Nagoya, Shimizu, Yokohama, San Francisco, Stockton, Panama, San Juan, Ponce, Mayaguez, Norfolk.

Additional scheduled ports of call on some voyages:
Genoa, Jeddah, Port Sudan, Keelung.

Additional ports of call subject to inducement:
Genoa, Port Sudan, Colombo, Los Angeles.

Flying Foam
Flying Spray
(one roundtrip voyage only)
New York, Cadiz, Barcelona.
Returned directly to New York.
Flying Spray (one roundtrip voyage only) New York, Bilbao
Oleander New York, Bermuda
Independent Gulf Line (op'd by Vinke & Co.):
Farmsum
Leersum
Witmarsum
Heelsum
Ootmarsum
Trompenberg
Typical voyage (Oootmarsum):
Houston, Galveston, New Orleans, Le Havre, Amsterdam, Bremen, Hamburg, Antwerp.

Additional ports of call on some voyages:
Brownsville, Mobile, Jacksonville, Savannah.

(No westbound voyages listed.)

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