U.S. Post Office opens its contract ocean mail mail service to Europe

The Ocean Navigation Company's ship S.S. Washington sailed from New York City to Southampton in England and Bremen in north Germany carrying mail under the government's first ocean mail contract. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 491.
Date Certainty
Exact
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Business/Industry
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