Ships That Pass in the Night

Notice how beautiful the logo designs below are in their simple complexity. Are they new app icons for Apple OS7? If Apple were around in the early to late 1930s and the first of the 1940s, perhaps. In fact, these are funnel stack markings for steamship lines (or S.S. lines) regularly that service in the Port of New York — during so-called “normal times.” During these times, however, the early stages of a world war was raging abroad and some passenger and cargo ship services were temporarily suspended.