Passenger Cargo Ships

                                 of Post World War II Period


There was a time in the 20th Century when passenger cargo ships provided a great way to travel.  They were sometimes called combiships but more popularly called comboships.  Travel on these meant the luxury of cruise ships but with the informality of a cargo ship.  Travel on a working ship proved an additional enjoyment. Some of the popular routes from Unites States ports during the post World War II period are described in the list of pdf documents below.  Also an initial document describes what a comboship is and how it is different from a regular cargo ship or ocean liner.



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