Some articles on steam packet company, packet, packets, company:
... The Baltimore Steam Packet Company, which was also known as the Old Bay Line, was an American steamship line from 1840 to 1962, providing overnight steamboat service on the ... Called a "packet" for the mail packets carried on government mail contracts, the term in the 19th century came to mean a steamer line operating on a regular, fixed daily schedule between two or ... By the time the venerable packet line ceased operation in 1962 after 122 years of existence, it was the last surviving overnight steamship passenger service in the United States ...
... weeks late, she had missed the peak TT traffic, something which caused much stress for the Steam Packet Company ... The next season (1994), saw the arrival of the first SeaCat to operate for the Steam Packet Company, and HSC SeaCat Isle of Man operated for the company in place ... In 1996, the Steam Packet Company lost its independence to Sea Containers ...
... War in April 1861 immediately affected the Baltimore Steam Packet Company ... Later that same day, the Baltimore Steam Packet Company declined to transport Union forces from Baltimore to the beleaguered Union naval yard facility at Portsmouth, Virginia ... Later that year, the Adelaide was returned to the Baltimore Steam Packet Company ...
... The corporate ownership of the Baltimore Steam Packet Company changed again in 1922, when the Seaboard Air Line Railroad (SAL) formed the Seaboard–Bay Line Company, which owned all of the outstanding ... In 1928, the Baltimore Steam Packet Company took delivery of two more new ships – the President Warfield and the Yorktown ... companies such as the Fall River Line ceased operation in 1937, preceded by the Lake Champlain company, which was the oldest steamboat line in the U.S ...
... celebrated its centennial in 1940 with parades and other events in Baltimore, the company's future seemed bright ... Business was steady and the company's facilities were in sound condition ... On June 14, 1941, the Baltimore Steam Packet Company's owner, the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, entered into an agreement with a consortium of ...
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