LOVELY OLD BOXED SET......never used I would say...the box is showing its age but the contents are in like Mint condition.SS Monterey was a luxury ocean liner launched on 10 October 1931. She was one of four ships in the Matson Lines "White Fleet" which included SS Malolo, SS Mariposa and SS Lurline. Monterey, the third of four Matson ships designed by William Francis Gibbs was identical to Mariposa and very similar to her sister ship Lurline. During World War II she was used as a troopship and fought at the Action off Cape Bougaroun under the name USAT Monterey.
In service: 3 Jun 1932–21 Oct 2000.The Monterey was re-named as follows;
1942: USAT Monterey, 1957: Matsonia, 1963: Lurline, 1970: Britanis,
1998: Belofin-1.Sunk, 21 October 2000
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