Ocean Steamship Company of Savannah

1886

Antique Trade Card for the Ocean Steamship Company of Savannah Georgia

Ocean Steamship Company of Savannah

DESCRIPTION: Rare trade card for the Ocean Steamship Company of Savannah. This antique trade card records the names of steamships and their sailing dates for this Savannah, Georgia based shipping company.

The Ocean Steamship Company of Savannah was founded in 1872 with passenger and cargo service between the cotton export port of Savannah, Georgia and the northern export ports of New York and Boston. This company was a subsidiary of the Central of Georgia Railway and was integral in moving cotton from Georgia and Alabama to New York and Boston, Massachusetts over the next seventy years.

Steamships listed on the card include:
  • City of Augusta
  • Chattahoochee>
  • Nacooche>
  • Tallahassee>
  • City of Savannah>
Sailing dates listed on the back of the card are for routes from New York to Savannah, GA. during November 1886.

CREATOR: Ocean Steamship Company of Savannah

PUBLICATION DATE: 1886

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: United States

BODY OF WATER: N/A

CONDITION: Very good.  Corners perfect. One tiny light stain as shown. No folds, stains or other major issues. A very nice trade card.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 5 " x 3 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 

PRICE: $270


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