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Panama Railroad Line's CRISTOBAL of 1939; she was the third and final vessel in a class of ships built for Government service between New York and the Panama Canal zone.

Designed in a joint effort by George Sharp and Raymond Loewy, their interiors were streamlined modern Deco.

These vessels carried supplies and 202 all-First Class passengers; they were the closest thing to colonial liners that the US ever had. CRISTOBAL served as a troop transport in WWII, returning to commercial service in 1946. In 1962 their home port was moved from New York New Orleans; CRISTOBAL was scrapped in 1981.