Polish American Navigation
Founded in New York in 1919 to operate a cargo service
between New York and Danzig. In Dec.1920 a passenger ship was purchased
Star SS Co., New York and made 10 passenger voyages between New York
and Danzig. New U.S immigration laws drastically cut passenger numbers
the service ceased in Jan.1922 and the company closed.
Many thanks to Ted Finch for his assistance in collecting this data.
The following list was extracted from various sources. This is not an
all inclusive list but should only be used as a guide. If you would like
to know more about a vessel, visit the Ship
Descriptions (onsite) or Immigrant
Ship web site.
||Years in Service
||ex- Sierra, 1920 purchased from Green
Star SS Co., NY, renamed Gdansk, 1922 sold to Walter A. Rush, New
York renamed Sierra.
||ex- Cape Lookout, 1920 purchased from US Shipping
Board renamed Kosciuszko, 1922 returned to US Shipping Board, 1929
to A. H. Bull SS Co., NY renamed Jean.
|| ex- Clara, 1917 seized from Unione
Austriaca renamed Krakow. 1920 burnt out at Havana and sank.
||ex- Suwanee, 1920 transferred from US Navy renamed
Poznan, 1922 sold to Luckenbach
SS Co., New York renamed Paul Luckenbach.
||ex- Ida, 1920 purchased from US Shipping Board renamed
Pulawski, 1923 sold to California SS Co., Panama.
|| ex- Erny, 1917 seized from Unione
Austriaca renamed Warszawa, 1919 sold to Dollar
Francisco renamed Stanley Dollar.
||ex- Elm Branch, 1919 purchased from Nautilus
SS Co., Sunderland renamed Wisla, 1922 sold to Wisla SS Co.,
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