Japanese Silkwork Picture of the U.S.A.T. Sherman, Circa 1898.
Japanese Silkwork Picture of the U.S.A.T. Sherman, Circa 1898.
Japanese Silkwork Picture of the U.S.A.T. Sherman, Circa 1898.
Japanese Silkwork Picture of the U.S.A.T. Sherman, Circa 1898.

Japanese Silkwork Picture of the U.S.A.T. Sherman, Circa 1898.

c. 1898 Japan

Offered by Earle D Vandekar of Knightsbridge Inc

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Japanese Silkwork Picture of the U.S.A.T. Sherman,
American-market,
Circa 1898.

Dimensions: 25 1/2 inches high x 21 1/4 wide.


The silkwork has at the top the following:

IN MEMORY OF MY CRUISE IN PHILIPPINE ISLANDS
HAWAII/ and to either side CHINA & JAPAN

The ship was originally built by Harland & Wolff, Belfast as freighter MOBILE (for African Steamship Company, managed by Elder Dempster Line)
7,271 GRT
465 x 49 feet
Twin Screw, triple expansion engines
13.5 knots
Maiden Voyage London-New York, 20 Jan. 1893. Bought by Atlantic Transport Line (Great Britain) October 1896, limited passenger capacity was added.
Bought by United States Government 1898; renamed U.S.A.T. SHERMAN. Converted to Army transport for use in Spanish-American War, later employed as troop transport to the Philippines.


She was bought by Los Angeles Steamship Co 1922 for $60,000. Renamed CALAWAII
and refitted with accommodation for 203 cabin passengers in all outside staterooms at Los Angeles Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co at a cost of $300,000. Painted white with black funnels with a crew of 121 for her first voyage Los Angeles Ð Honolulu, February 10, 1923. She proved to be a popular liner and sailed in tandem with CITY OF LOS ANGELES in Hawaii service until laid up in Los Angeles in July, 1932, after 125 voyages to Hawaii. With MALOLO out of service in the winter of 1932, she made two more round-trip voyages to Hawaii returning to Los Angeles January 13, 1933. Sold for scrap in Japan and sailed for Osaka on August 26, 1933.
Good
Dimensions
Height 25.50 inch (64.77 cm)
Width 21.25 inch (53.97 cm)
Stock Code
NY4756
Medium
silk
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