SS President Hoover 1931


I am trying to find out which American President Line steamer left Seattle on 28 Oct 1931 and arriving in Shanghai. (May have been SS President Hoover) There was a Boeing Model 218 airplane as cargo. Anyone have an idea as to how I might be able to confirm this?


Try this: Washington, U.S., Arriving and Departing Passenger and Crew Lists, 1882-1965 -

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Welcome aboard ITdan, dropping in once in a while will always net you some entertainment.
of course a few of us are wondering what you’re looking for? My late uncle was looking for a rumored half brother, i’m not sure he ever found if he had one or not.

I am looking to confirm what ship carried one Boeing Model 218 fighter plane from Seattle to Shanghai. The ship departed Seattle on 28 Oct 1931. I think it was the President Hoover.

When the airplane arrived in Shanghai, it was involved in air combat and shot down by the Japanese if February 1932. American Robert M. Short was the pilot that was killed.