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  North & South Atlantic Line Ltd., Bergen, Norway  
 1919 Kristiania - S. America via New York   
 1920 Kristiania - S. America via New York   
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This ship was announced to South America via New York. The agent was Intertransport Ltd. S/S "Thorvald Halvorsen" was equipped with what was announced as modern and comfortable cabins for 1st class passengers. The company announced for passengers going to Brazil and Argentina, via New York. The owners were North & South Atlantic Line Ltd, North South Line, Bergen. It seams mainly to have been a cargo freighter, but was also equipped to take some passengers.

Dining saloon on the Thorvald Halvorsen [old postcard]


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