SHIPPING: Sea-borne Flivvers

Seaborne Flivvers

Great industries often spring from small, practical extensions of existing industries. Is there the seed of such a growth in our shipping industry in the fact that the Ford Motor Company is to enter the Transatlantic shipping business ?

Some time ago, the Ford Company put two vessels, the Oncida and Onondaga, into service carrying automobile and tractor parts to Ford assembly plants in coastal ports. Last fall, the Onondaga made its first foreign trip, carrying auto parts to Buenos Aires. Now another ship, the East Indian, is reconditioning at Chester,...

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