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Title Brochure: Hamburg-American Packet Company. Proposed Sailings. No. 90, March 4, 1887.
Object Name Brochure
Catalog Number 2008.012.0063
Collection Hamburg-American Line Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Brochure: Hamburg-American Packet Company. Proposed Sailings. No. 90, March 4, 1887. Single sheet 13" wide x 15" high folded to [4] pages, 6-1/2" wide x 7-1/2" high; folds open to railroad map of Europe. Brittle with chipped edges and lost corner. Item issued by C.B. Richard and Co., General Passenger Agents. (Company had several offices including 61 Broadway, New York; item was printed in New York.)

The company was known later as the Hamburg-American Line. Its passenger piers were in Hoboken (Piers 1 and 2 next to the Hoboken Ferry) until World War I.

Page [1]: Rates of Passage for the Packet Line and Baltic Line including Cabin and Steerage.

Pages [2-3] as a spread:
left third Approximate Rates and Times. (This is for European railroads from Hamburg or Paris.)

center third: depiction of vessel under steam with both sails and funnels.

right third: description of the lines and services. Here it is noted that the "steamers of this Line leave New York from Hamburg Pier, foot of First Street, Hoboken..."

Page [4]: Proposed Sailings. Sailings from February 20 to August 28 are listed for the ports of Hamburg, Havre and New York. The steamers are named along with the captains. This leaf has the date on it at the lower left.
Date 1887-1887
Year Range from 1887
Year Range to 1887
Search Terms Hamburg-American Line
Baltic Lloyd Line
Baltic Line
Pier 1
Caption pg [1] Rates of Passage
Imagefile 065\20080120063.TIF
Classification Pier
Ships
Transportation
Business & Commerce
Advertising