MARIPOSA, MONTEREY, and LURLINE (1932, 1933)
With Malolo doing great business, Matson decided to expand their reach into the Pacific. Mariposa and Monterey would cover the South Pacific, while Lurline would join Malolo in Hawaii.
Unless evidence is found to the contrary, it appears all three ships were decorated identically. A mix of period styles filled First Class public spaces, while Cabin Class had a more contemporary look.
Paul Wesley Arndt
Length: 632' | Beam: 79' | Passengers: 704 | 18,017 gross tons | Speed: 20.5 knots