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I happened upon this website by chance and thank you for the trip down memory lane. I sailed on the SS Argentina from New York City to Santos, Brazil, in 1959. We moved to Brazil for 3 years because my dad was transferred there. We returned to New York from Santos in 1962 on board the SS Brazil.

Added: November 25, 2016
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I was with the 518th Medical Clearing Co and we sailed on the USS Argentina leaving USA about 26 Feb 1945 and arrived in Le Havre about 11 March 1945. Part of the time on the Atlantic waves were sweeping over the deck. When we entered the English Channel it was clear as glass.

Added: November 16, 2016
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Hello! My dad was a Ft Schuyler grad of '44 and sailed for over twenty years with Moore McCormack as a 3rd, 2nd and 1st mate on various cargo ships like the Mooremactide and several voyages on the Argentina. In the early 50's he was on a cargo ship that cracked in half off the coast of Norway. On a ship bound for Africa they were ordered by the Navy to hove into line to blockade Cuba during the Missile crisis. He did the Med, Africa, India and Scandinavian voyages and delivered wheat to Leningrad in the deal with Khruschev...he passed away last year at 88. His name was Thomas Baird Kennedy (1926-2014)

Added: August 27, 2015
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Hello, this is a wonderful website. I kept clicking on "email us" to try to add information about my Mother's journey from England to New York as a War Bride aboard the SS Argentina, however, I couldn't get anywhere. Please let me know how I may send you my Mother's information. Thank you very much!
Sincerely,
Kayann Donaldson
8-25-2015


Added: August 25, 2015
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As a boy, my family sailed from New York to Mombassa in 1972 aboard the Mormacargo. We left New York on April 1 and must have crossed the equator sometime around the 7th

Added: August 19, 2015
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I was born in Brazil (of American parents) and grew up in Argentina. My family and I used to be passengers on your fine ships sailing from Buenos Aires to New York where we visited family. I believe we also took traveled on Delta Lines (SS Del Mar if memory serves). I have wonderful memories of being at sea as a boy. In fact, after attending the University of Notre Dame I became a Naval Officer and eventually a ship's Captain. I'm sure Moore-McCormack had a lot to do with that career choice.

Added: July 12, 2015
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Dear Bill & Ginger - its been years already since I last wrote you. I keep looking for a Roadtrek but havent'seen one yet. Thanks again for this great tribute to a great steamship company.

Added: April 28, 2015
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My father was a crew member in 1951 on the Mormacfir. I just came into possession of a western union Storkgram that was sent to my father, Paul Wellington Richards on April 16,1951 announcing my birth.If there is more information on the ship I would certainly appreciate it. Sincerely: Robert

Added: April 15, 2015
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Long time without talking to you. we were the folks that were with you when the New Orleans left from Violet. Just wanted to say hi and that we are still around.

Bret and Sherrie Bowen


Added: March 19, 2015
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Hello, My father George G Horton, DOB: 09/28/25 Left Garrett, KY for New York at the age of 13. George left New York City aboard the Moore Mccormick Line. 22 years and a million miles on the sea, George met my mom and married, West New York, NJ. If anyone had family in the Merchant Marines that traveled on the Moore McCormick Lines; S.S. Argentina. I would love to near from you.

Added: February 6, 2015
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