National Geographic : 1922 Jan
U1II 1T olow-only 11 days Across the Pacific IT is now possible to travel on U. S. Government ships from Seattle to the Orient in just eleven sailing days. For the first time, American standards of comfort and living have been combined with American speed in trans-Pacific travel. Yokahama, Kobe, Shangai, Hong Kong and Manila have been brought a thousand miles nearer. These new, luxurious Gov ernment liners - your ships - save five precious days across the Pacific. Yet while the voyage is swift in fact, it is swift in enjoyment, too. The delightful days on shipboard slip by almost before you know it. On American Ships Americans are educated to a higher standard of comfort than perhaps any other people. Naturally they prefer American ships. These new Government vessels, manned by American crews, offer the finest of American food, carry the home atmo sphere to the very gates of the Orient. Send for Booklet Your Government wishes the name of every pr pective traveler. Send the information blank now you are considering a trip abroad and you will h( your Government. You will receive valuable inform tion covering every phase of your trip-informati usually obtained by days of interviewing officia You will be under no obligation. Send the inform tion blank now and learn what your ships have to off UNITED STATES SHIPPING BOARD Information Office 1551 Washington, D. C. If you cannot go abroad, clip the coupon and give it to a friend who may. Urge him to send it in, AND THUS YOU HELP YOUR MERCHANT MARINE. They are the logical meeting places for Americans traveling to the Orient. American Comforts The spacious staterooms on these ships are furnished with beds, instead of bunks. All rooms are outside. Most have private baths. All are equipped with running water, private toilets, bed reading lamps, electric radiators and fans. Social rooms, luxuriously furnished in faultless taste, are exquisitely beautiful. The convenience of this passage to the Orient is only equaled by the ease with which you can reach Seattle. Four great railroad terminals connect this port with every section of the country. For information regarding accommodations, address THE ADMIRAL LINE L. C. Smith Building, Seattle, Wash. 17 State Street New York City ManagingOperatorsfor the U.S . Shipping Board s ' A INFORMATION BLANK elp Ha ion ils. na er. To U. S. Shipping Board Information Office 1551 Washington. D. C. Please send me without obligation the U. S. Government Booklet. I am considering a trip to The Orient 0 South America [ Europe [. If I go date will be about My Name My Street No. or R. F. D. Town _ State -"-------- "Mention The Geographic-It identifies you" ~ i ?