Collins Line

The Collins Line (New York & Liverpool United States' Mail Steamship Company) is the common name for the American shipping company started by Israel Collins and then built up by his son Edward Knight Collins. Under Edward Collins' guidance, the company grew to be a serious competitor on the transatlantic routes to the British Cunard shipping company.

Read more about Collins Line:  Early Days, Transatlantic Freight Trade, Transatlantic Mail and Passenger Service, Disasters, End of The Company

Other articles related to "collins line, collins":

Collins Line - End of The Company
... “ The Collins Line–Yet unconquered, it has only itself to beat ... By the next February, the Collins Line had suspended operations, and on 1 April 1858, in the midst of bankruptcy proceedings, its remaining vessels were sold at auction ... The Adriatic only made one voyage for Collins’ company under these circumstances ...

Famous quotes containing the words line and/or collins:

    What we are, that only can we see. All that Adam had, all that Caesar could, you have and can do. Adam called his house, heaven and earth; Caesar called his house, Rome; you perhaps call yours, a cobbler’s trade; a hundred acres of ploughed land; or a scholar’s garret. Yet line for line and point for point, your dominion is as great as theirs, though without fine names. Build, therefore, your own world.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Massa’s in de cold, cold ground.
    —Stephen Collins Foster (1826–1864)