1955 The other one. Smaller - but not by much; 18 feet. It just seems smaller.

More scan & pan of the promotional brochures - who knew they'd end up such an invaluable resource? Some nifty mid-century touches, as you'll see.

The ships are bigger now, more luxurious, with astonishing amenties. The passengers of the Golden Era would be amazed to see what we take for granted - and surprised, perhaps, to learn that we would like to experience what they had, if only for a while.