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With Reuben Goossens

Maritime Historian, Cruise‘n’Ship Reviewer & Author

 

Matson Lines / Pacific Far East Line

SS Mariposa – SS Monterey 

Photo Album

All Images on this page are from a 1968 Matson brochure

Brochure and Menus are from the author’s private collection

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Above left: Southern Cross Lounge – Right: Pool on Boat Deck

  

Enjoying Hawaiian night in the Polynesian Club

 

 Dinning Room

 

Dinning at its finest!

 

 Theatre

 

Writing Room

 

Having drinks on Promenade Deck with friends

 

One of the Matson ships seen at Papeete Tahiti

Suites and Staterooms 

 

 

 

 

Above is very much the same room I occupied during my wonderful voyage!

 

 Left: Twin/triple – Center: Outside two berth - Right: Inside two berth 

  

Locals in Tonga

 

Boarding a tender at yet another Pacific port

 

SS Monterey seen in Sydney Harbour

Author’s private collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Above left & below: Typical Matson Menu covers – Right: 1968 Matson brochure

Author’s private collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Grand Pacific Voyage

(Map from the 1968 brochure)

 

SS Monterey at full steam ahead

 Author’s private collection

 

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INDEX

Page One          SS Monterey & Mariposa, the Matson Lines / Pacific Far East Line (PFEL) Liners.

Page Two          Matson / PFEL Photo Album.

Page Three        Matson / PFEL Cabin Plan.

APC Cruises       Aloha Pacific Cruises’ Monterey 1987 to 1988.

APC Cruises 2    SS Monterey maiden voyage brochure, Deck Plan of the rebuilt ship & details re the companies end!

Page Four          Monterey as a Star Lauro / MSC Cruises cruise ship.

Page Five          Monterey - MSC- photographs from various sources.

Page Six            Monterey - MSC - an excellent series of photographs by Johan Coeman.

Page Seven       Monterey - MSC - Cabin Plan.

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