"New ships, meeting the highest standards of travel...fast ships, making the crossing almost a commutation jaunt...chummy ships, surrounding you in an atmosphere of home-like charm - you'll find them all in the fleets of the United States Lines and American Merchant Line. Under the flag of our country, transoceanic travel attains the supreme heights of comfort, of luxury, of convenience, and of economy - on a wide selection of ships in all sizes and all classes of travel"

- United States Lines "The American Way to Europe" Brochure, 1932