Matson Lines
(Matson Navigation Co.)


Matson Line took over Oceanic Steamship Co. and LASSCO - Los Angeles Steamship Co.,
running them as subsidiaries from 1926 and 1931 respectively.

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Sailings 1911 (issued June 1911)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
San Francisco, Honolulu, Hilo
Lurline San Francisco, Honolulu, Kahului

Matson Line/Oceanic Line/Lassco Line
Sailings February-August 1933 (issued February 1, 1933)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Malolo Honolulu, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Honolulu
Lurline Honolulu, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu
Maui (until April only) San Francisco, Honolulu, Hilo.
Retun voyages: Hilo, Kahului, Kaanapali, Honolulu, San Francisco.
Diamond Head (until April only) Los Angeles, Honolulu.
Return voyages: Honolulu, Hilo, Los Angeles.
San Francisco, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Pago-Pago, Suva, Auckland, Sydney, Melbourne

Matson Line/Oceanic Line
Sailings October 1938-October 1939 (issued October 1, 1938) for:
Matsonia, Lurline, Monterey, Mariposa

Ports of call:
San Francisco, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Pago Pago, Suva, Auckland, Sydney, Melbourne

Sailings July 1950-May 1951 (issued July 1, 1950) for:

Ports of call:
San Francisco, Los Angeles, Honolulu
Click to view an illustration of the Lurline

Sailings July 1958-June 1959 (issued July 1958)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Honolulu, Los Angeles
Honolulu, San Francisco.
Occasional calls at Hilo, mostly on westbound voyages.
Honolulu, San Francisco

Sailings August 1963-December 1964 (issued July 15, 1963) for:
Mariposa, Monterey

Ports of call:
San Francisco, Los Angeles, Bora Bora, Papeete, Rarotonga, Auckland, Sydney, Noumea, Niuafo'ou, Honolulu

Sailings January 1970-April 1971 (issued January 2, 1970)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
San Francisco, Los Angeles, Bora Bora, Papeete, Rarotonga, Auckland, Sydney.
Return voyages: Sydney, Suva, Niuafo'ou, Pago Pago, Honolulu, San Francisco.


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


Matson Lines fleet information, history etc. on the following website:


Great Ships website shows postcards of many old liners and also has brief histories.
See the Index of Ships page. (See "Matson Line" section.)


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This page last updated June 23, 2019.