Manufacturer: Shenango China
User: Ford Motor Company
Date of cup, saucer: 1962
Notes: This pattern was used in the Ford Motor Company factory cafeterias (and possibly in the executive dining rooms) and aboard the Great Lake freighter vessels of the Ford Motor Co. Marine Division, operating from 1924 to 1989. The Ford fleet vessels included the SS William Clay Ford, SS Benson Ford and SS John Dykstra to name a few.
Based in Dearborn, Mich., the Ford Motor Company is an American multinational corporation originally founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. Click here for more Wikipedia information about the Ford Motor Company. Click here for an example of the Ford logo with shaded font, made by Carr China.
Dining on the Inland Seas: Nautical China from the Great Lakes Region of North America, Daniel C. Krummes, Nautical Works Press, November 1997
White body with green stripe and "Ford" logo.
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