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1931 SS President Fillmore Photos Japan China Hong Kong Philippines Cairo 500+


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1931 SS President Fillmore Photos Japan China Hong Kong Philippines Cairo 500+ 1931 SS President Fillmore Photos Japan China Hong Kong Philippines Cairo 500+
  • 1931 SS President Fillmore Photos Japan China Hong Kong Philippines Cairo 500+
  • Over 500 total items in this collection, most of which are photos / postcards from the voyage
  • This is the photo album, postcard and collectors items from Robert M. Levoff "Bob" and his journey beginning with the SS President Fillmore
  • This voyage began in San Francisco California in August of 1931
  • This voyage ended in New York on November 11th 1931 (Certificate of Discharge is included in this album)
  • Robert M. Levoff was a musician that played the drums
  • This photo album shows a variety of aspects from life aboard the ship and photos and post cards from various destinations the ship went to
  • Photos and postcards listed include Hawaii/Honolulu/Waikiki, Kobe Japan, The Inland Sea, Manila Philippines, Shanghai Harbor, Hong Kong Singapore, Penang, Colombo, The Suez-Canal, Port Said, Cairo, Jerusalem, Alexandria, Naples, Pompeii, Marseille, and ending in New York
  • From there Bob went to Boston where there are many postcards from the Boston area
  • After his trip to Boston there are photos from Havana Cuba where Bob visited on the S.S. President Pierce
  • On this trip after Havana they went to the Panama Canal
  • After these photos there is a group of 6 execution scenes purchased in Shanghai showing the bodies of murdered people, the locations of where this happened is not listed
  • Following this there are many personal photos of Bob and friends traveling and having fun
  • Other images after this are labeled ornaments in Pago Pago, Gamblers in Hong Kong, Police in Suva, Pineapples in Oahu, Mormon Temple in Oahu, Port Moresby English Colony, Tokyo, the Golden Gate Bridge under construction, and many more personal photos of Bob and Friends
  • In addition to the photos/collectibles in the album there are a few additional photos not included in the album that show Bob playing the drums, military uniforms and a note from someone asking Bob about a show that one of his bands played in and Bob's correspondence to the mans question
  • Bob made a list of all the different waters that they sailed on the trip, note that most of these waters aren't listed in the photos but some are
  • The list includes New York Bay, Ambrose Channel, Atlantic Ocean, Florida Straits, Yucatan Channel, Caribbean Sea, Limon Bay, Panama Canal, Gulf of Panama, Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Santa Catalina, San Pedro Channel, Santa Barbara Channel, Golden Gate, San Francisco Bay, Kaiwi Channel, Kauai Channel, Kii Suido Channel, Tomogashima Suido, Gulf of Osaka, Kobe Bay, Inland Sea, Shimonoseki Strait, Hibiki Sea, Japan Sea, Yellow Sea, Shaweishan Channel, Yangtze River, Hwangpoo River, Woosung River, Eastern Sea, China Sea, Formosa Strait, Hong Kong Harbor, Tathong Channel, Manilla Bay, Singapore Strait, Malacca Strait, Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean, Eight Degree Channel, Guld of Aden, Straits of Bab-El-Mander, Red Sea, Straits of Jural, Gulf of Suez, Suez Bay, Suez Canal, Little Bitter Lake, Great Bitter Lake, Ballah Lakes, Mediterranean Sea, Straits of Messina, Tyrrhenian Sea, Gulf of Naples, Ischia Channel, Piombino Channel, Guld of Genoa, Gulf of Lyons, Strait of Gibraltar, Massachusetts Bay, Nanstucket Sound, Vineyard Sound
  • Inland Sea includes: Akashi Strait, Harimba Sea, Bingo Sea, Hi Uchi Sea, Ayi Sea, Iyo Sea, Suo Sea, Nayatmo Strait
  • The images shown in these photos that are not postcards are all one of a kind photos taken by Bob and are of very important historical time where these types of photos are very uncommon
  • The album itself does some show wear, some of the photos are folded in and bent due to the way they were placed in the album
  • Bob was not a professional photographer but most of the photos he took turned out very well as shown in the listed photos on
  • We included as many photos as possible in this listing with four separate images per photo, the album itself is 15+" Long by 11+" Wide
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