Silver Line
(Operated by Stanley & John Thompson)

United Kingdom

Originally, ships were owned by Kerr Steamship Co., New York.
Silver Line teamed up with Prince Line in the late 1920s in a joint
round-the-world service, which was ended in 1940.

"Kerr-Silver Services"
Promotional brochure/deck plan (no sailings listed) (undated; early 1930s)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Silversandal
Silverteak
Silvercypress
Silveryew
Silverwalnut
New York, Hampton Roads, Savannah, Los Angeles, Manila, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manila, Cebu, Davao, Macassar, Soerabaya, Samarang, Batavia, Singapore, Port Swettenham, Belawan Deli, Penang, Colombo, Port Said, Naples, Halifax, Boston, New York
Silverpalm
Silverwillow
Silvermaple
Vancouver, San Francisco, Panama Canal, New Orleans, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, East London, Durban, Lourenço Marques, Beira, Colombo (optional), Madras (optional), Calcutta, Rangoon, Belawan Deli, Penang (optional), Singapore, Batavia, Samarang, Soerabaya, Macassar (optional), Manila, Honolulu (optional), Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Puget Sound, Vancouver
Silverguava
Silverbelle
Portland, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Manila, Iloilo, Cebu, Soerabaya, Samarang, Batavia, Singapore, Port Swettenham (optional), Belawan Deli, Penang, Rangoon, Calcutta.
Return voyages: Calcutta, Belawan Deli, Penang, Singapore, Manila, Portland.
Silverash
Silverbeech
Silverhazel
Vancouver, Puget Sound, Portland, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Manila, Iloilo, Cebu, Macassar, Soerabaya, Samarang, Batavia, Singapore, Port Swettenham (optional), Belawan Deli, Colombo, Bombay.
Return voyages: Bombay, Colombo, Belawan Deli (optional), Penang (optional), Singapore, Batavia, Samarang, Soerabaya, Davao, Manila, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Puget Sound (optional), Vancouver.

"Kerr-Silver Services"
General information & rates brochure/deck plan (no sailings listed) (undated; c. early 1930s)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Silverteak
Silverbeech
Silverlarch
Silverpine
New York, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, East London, Durban, Lourenço Marques, Beira, Belawan, Singapore.
Return voyages: Singapore, Colombo, Bombay, Port Said, Genoa, Halifax, Boston, New York.

Prince Line/Silver Line
Promotional brochure/deck plan (no sailings listed) (undated; c. mid-1930s)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Prince Line:
Chinese Prince
Cingalese Prince
Javanese Prince
Malayan Prince
Siamese Prince

Silver Line:
Silvercypress
Silversandal
Silverteak
Silverwalnut
Silveryew

Around-the-world route:
New York, Hampton Roads, Panama, Los Angeles, Manila, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manila, Cebu, Davao, Macassar, Sourabaya, Samarang, Batavia, Singapore, Port Swettenham, Belawan, Penang, Colombo, Suez, Port Said, Naples, Halifax, Boston, New York

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This page last updated April 7, 2009.