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Title Photographs of Arrival at New York of the Nieuw Amsterdam, Flagship of the Holland-America Line. Maiden Voyage - May 16, 1938.
Object Name Album, Photograph
Catalog Number 2014.046.0103
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Collection Holland-America Line Memorabilia Collection
Credit Adriaan P.L Roggeveen Collection. Gift of Robert Roggeveen.
Scope & Content Photographs of Arrival at New York of the Nieuw Amsterdam, Flagship of the Holland-America Line. Maiden Voyage - May 16, 1938. Presented to Mr. F.C. Bouman with the Compliments of the Socony-Vacuum Oil Co., Inc.

Booklet, 10-1/4" wide x 15-1/4" high, [32]pp plus printed cover. Eight 8" x 10" press photographs mounted to leaves. Other leaves blank. No captions or inscriptions.
PDF on file with photos in original condition (darkened with staining from rubber cement) and enhanced versions .

All 8 photos are black-and-white aerial views of the ocean liner arriving in New York Harbor.

F.C. Bouman was a Director of Holland-America Lines.
First photo was loose and had inkstamped credit on reverse for the Daily News newspaper, 220 East 42nd St., N.Y. City.

Provenance: Collection of Adriaan P.L. Roggeveen.
He was the former Operations Manager of Holland America operations in Hoboken, retiring in 1953 and living on the New Jersey coast. He was one of five generations of his family that had worked for Holland America in the U.S. and Holland.

Holland America Line had its American home port in Hoboken at the time of this publication which the passenger ship was going to dock. Its Fifth Street pier and Hoboken do not appear in any photos.

The S.S. Nieuw Amsterdam (2) was also known as S.S. New Amsterdam.
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Ships
Business & Commerce
Transportation
Ceremonies
ocean liners
People Roggeveen, Adriaan P.L.
Bouman, F.C.
Date 1938
Year Range from 1938.0
Year Range to 1938.0
Search Terms Holland America Line
S.S. Nieuw Amsterdam
S.S. New Amsterdam
Caption 01 - front cover
Imagefile 278\20140460103.TIF
Classification Ships
Business & Commerce
Transportation
Ceremonies