Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

Before traveling on airplanes have become commonplace, cruise ships were the only way to travel great distances. And if you had money, these ships had to spend weeks and months to get from point, a to point B, became the personification of high class and luxury.

Of course, today's cruise ships can boast a planetarium and a huge swimming pool on Board, but these modern floating shopping malls lack the elegance and flavor of bygone years.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraftLooked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

The journey across the ocean was not cheap.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

That's what got the people who could pay for the tickets to the upper deck.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

During construction special attention was paid to the smallest details, ships tried to make exact copies of the luxury hotels.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

Suitcases passengers in first class were taken by the maid.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

On Board such a ship barely remember that you are in the middle of the ocean.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

Luxury was everywhere.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

Greta Garbo and Maurice Stiller during a trip from Europe to USA, 1925.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

On such ships was gyms.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

Pool with fountain.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

The people lived on the ship for months, so they had to come up with some classes.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

During the cruise carried out even Boxing matches.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

Dinners during the voyage was very long.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

A table worthy of kings.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

Table looked like theatre or Opera.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

For dinner people dressed accordingly.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

Live music and dancing.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

These are the recreation areas.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

Library and reading room.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

Passengers could call home from your cabin.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

And also take your clothes to the Laundry.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

And to buy the necessary medicines at the pharmacy.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

Games room for children.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

The bedrooms were comfortable and cozy.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

The beds were single, even for married couples.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

The bedrooms are first class also looked good.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

Regulars cruise travel were the celebrities of that time. Photo: Cary Grant.

Looked like first class on the cruise ships before the era of aircraft

Jacqueline Kennedy.

Keywords: Ships | Cruise | First class | Luxury | Transportation

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