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Title Card, trade: Hamburg American Packet Co's Piers, Hoboken, N.J. "Hammonia" (1884).
Object Name Card, Trade
Catalog Number 2014.013.0001
Collection Hamburg-American Line Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Trade card: Hamburg American Packet Co's Piers, Hoboken, N.J. "Hammonia" (1884).

Chromolithographed card, 3-1/2" high x 6-1/4" wide. Printed text in black on back. Printer: The Major & Knapp Lith. Co. N.Y.

Back has promotional text about sailings along with a calendar for 1884. Issued by C.B. Richard & Co., General Passenger Agents, 61 Broadway, New York; J.F. Meinke & Co., General Passenger Agents for the Pacific Coast, 401 California St. (first story), San Francisco, Cal.

The Hoboken headhouse and piers (called then Hamburg Pier) are depicted which was their American home port. The steamship, S.S. Hammonia, is shown at the right. It was the Hammonia (3) which went into service in 1881. Note that it had both sail and steam power.
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Hamburg-American Line / Hamburg-America Line / HAPAG / ocean / ship
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Text on back:

Hamburg American Packet Company

Semi-weekly line between
NEW YORK and HAMBURG,

TOUCHING on the outward trip at PLYMOUTH (for London and Paris); and RETURNING, at HAVRE for passengers from Paris, London and Southampton. The magnificent iron mail steamers of this well-known Line

NEW YORK: THURSDAYS AND SATURDAYS.
LEAVE: HAMBURG:WEDNESDAYS AND SUNDAYS.
HAVRE:FRIDAYS AND TUESDAYS.

They surpass anything offered on transatlantic steamers in regard to accommodation, comfort and cuisine.

RATES LOWER THAN BY ANY OTHER FIRST CLASS LINE.

Calendar - 1884

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C.B. Richard & Co., Gen. Pass. Agents, 61 Broadway, New York

J.F. Meinke & Co., Gen. Pass. Agents for the Pacific Coast, 401 California St. (first story), San Francisco, Cal.

Date 1884
Year Range from 1884
Year Range to 1884
Search Terms Hamburg-American Line
Hamburg-America Line
Pier 1
S.S. Hammonia (3)
Caption front
Imagefile 245\20140130001.TIF
Classification Advertising
Ships
Transportation
Buildings
Pier
Docks