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Any cruise/shipping history buffs out there?

Jul 5th, 2007, 09:26 PM
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Any cruise/shipping history buffs out there?

Wondering if anyone could help me find out how much transatlantic passage, in 1st and 2nd class, would have been ca. 1931. Anyone have a bright idea where to look? Anyone know?
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Jul 6th, 2007, 05:41 AM
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The only tidbit I can add is something I recall reading about 2-3 yrs. ago. That is in 1912 a first class ticket on the ill fated Titanic came to about 50K in USD in present terms! Yikes.
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Jul 6th, 2007, 08:13 AM
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HKP...You post intrigued me...go to this site.....www.steamships.org.....a wealth of information.I looked at a brichure from 1923.The only reference to pricing was to "tours" way down in the brochure like 2 weeks Europe tour $675.00 including passage....But just reading the brochure was a "wow",seeing some of our today terminology way back then!!
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Jul 13th, 2007, 04:44 AM
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Go to cruisecritic.com, then to 'boards' then down to 'Where are they now?' Those are questions about old ships, crew members, entertainers, etc. If you ask your question here, you might get the answer you're looking for.
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Jul 14th, 2007, 05:57 AM
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I could only find Titanic info too...
First Class (parlor suite) £870/$4,350 ($69,600 today)
First Class (berth) £30/$150 ($2400 today)
Second Class £12/$60 ($960 today)
Third Class £3 to £8/$40 ($172 to $640 today)
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