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|Dimensions:||77.5 x 51.0 cm | 30.5118110235 x 20.078740157400002 inches|
SS Finland was an American-flagged ocean liner built in 1902 for the Red Star Line. During World War I she served as a transport for the United States Navy named USS Finland (ID-4543).
SS Finland sailed for several subsidiary lines of International Mercantile Marine, including the Red Star Line, and also under charter for the White Star Line, the Panama Pacific Line, and the American Line. Sailing out of New York, she sailed primarily to ports in the United Kingdom, Belgium, and Italy. She also briefly sailed on New York to San Francisco, California, service. In 1912, Finland was chartered by the American Olympic Committee to take the U.S. team to the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden.
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"Link the Americas
Cruise to West Indies Round South America Through the Panama Canal
Origanized by the Travelers' Deparment
The Fidelity Trust Co. Baltimore
SS Finland Jan 27th 1915"
A repaired tear at upper left. Mounted on linen. Bright, bold graphics.