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Name S.S. Bremen
Details North German Lloyd Steamship Company or Line. This passenger ship is the ocean liner Bremen (II) and was in fleet service from 1897 to 1914 (the start of World War I) when it was interned and later confiscated.
Number of Archive records 4
Number of Object records 7
Number of Photo records 5

Associated Records

Image of CD-ROM: The 1900 Hoboken Pier Fire: What Happened. Offline version of website from Pier3.org. 2002. - Disk, Optical

CD-ROM: The 1900 Hoboken Pier Fire: What Happened. Offline version of website from Pier3.org. 2002. - Disk, Optical

CD-ROM: The 1900 Hoboken Pier Fire: What Happened. Offline version of website from Pier3.org. 2002. Consists of ca. 30 HTML pages for viewing with Microsoft Explorer. Thirty-seven images of photos, postcards and maps are attached but without their captions from their respective pages. They are low resolution and just for reference use. See disk to view HTML pages of the images with their captions. The basic text has been copied and pasted into the notes of this record. The text including the casualties list may be searched by keyword.

Image of Article from Harper's Weekly: "Two Disastrous Fires in New York Harbor." Circa July - August 1900 - Article

Article from Harper's Weekly: "Two Disastrous Fires in New York Harbor." Circa July - August 1900 - Article

Article from Harper's Weekly, circa July - August 1900: "Two Disastrous Fires in New York Harbor." Article is pages 646 and 647 from two leaves which are pages 645-46, 647-48. 11" x 15-3/4" The bulk of the text on page 646 is about the June 30th waterfront fire that destroyed several piers and vessels plus there were many deaths. Page 647 has six photographs of the event. The other fire shown with one photo and reported in one paragraph at the end was an oil tank fire on Staten Island.

Image of Schedule: NGL. North German Lloyd Sailing List No. 4, April 6, 1924. Proposed Sailings from New York to England, France & Germany and return; Hoboken pier. - Schedule

Schedule: NGL. North German Lloyd Sailing List No. 4, April 6, 1924. Proposed Sailings from New York to England, France & Germany and return; Hoboken pier. - Schedule

Schedule: NGL. North German Lloyd Sailing List No. 4, April 6th, 1924. Proposed Sailings from New York to England, France and Germany and vice versa. This copy imprinted for and issued by Chicago, Illinois offices. Printed yellow paper, 9" high x 16" wide folded to 4" wide. Form 17. PDF on file. Text near bottom on side 2 (inside schedule for proposed sailings): " Beginning with S.S. Columbus, May 10th from New York. S.S. Columbus, Muenchen and Stuttgart sail from Pier 4, foot 58th St., Brooklyn, N.Y. One-cabin Steamers sail from North German Lloyd Pier, foot of 6th Street, Hoboken, N.J. " ---- The passenger vessels, "The Popular One Class Cabin Steamers " (not strictly ocean lin

Image of Cabin Plan, S.S. Bremen, North German Lloyd Steamship Co., Bremen, August 1911. - Plan

Cabin Plan, S.S. Bremen, North German Lloyd Steamship Co., Bremen, August 1911. - Plan

Cabin Plan of the Twin Screw Passenger Steamer "Bremen." 1911 North German Lloyd, Bremen. 20,500 Tons Displacement. 11,200 Tons Register. August 1911. Printed paper, 14-1/2" high x 30" wide folded to 7-1/4" high x 5" wide. Some pencil notations. PDF on file. North German Lloyd (NGL) used Hoboken as its American home port in this period. The plan shows first and second cabin (class) staterooms and deck plans plus public rooms and other accomodations.This promotional publication features the more luxurious travel arrangements for these two classes of travelers. It also shows where captain, senior officers, senior engineers, doctor, chefs, etc. were berthed and their messes (dining

Image of Menu: Refreshments menu from Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen, no place, no date, ca. 1900. - Menu

Menu: Refreshments menu from Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen, no place, no date, ca. 1900. - Menu

Menu: Refreshments menu from Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen, no place, no date, ca. 1900. Single sheet, coated card stock, 5-3/8" wide x 7-3/4" high, printed both sides. Front is a chromolithographed fairie vignette. Back has a black-and-white river scene at top with menu below in German. From the North German Lloyd Line.

Menu: Refreshments menu from Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen, no place, no date, ca. 1900. - Menu

Menu: Refreshments menu from Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen, no place, no date, ca. 1900. Single sheet, coated card stock, 5-3/8" wide x 7-3/4" high, printed both sides. Front has a chromolithographed view titled "Sydney, von Lavendes Bay Steps". Back has a black-and-white river scene at top with menu below in German. From the North German Lloyd Line.

Menu: Refreshments menu from Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen, no place, no date, ca. 1900. - Menu

Menu: Refreshments menu from Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen, no place, no date, ca. 1900. Single sheet, coated card stock, 5-3/8" wide x 7-3/4" high, printed both sides. Front has a chromolithographed view titled "Friedrich Wilhelmshafer, D. Nue Guinea". Back has a black-and-white river scene at top with menu below in German. The art image is ship in a Dutch New Guinea harbor. From the North German Lloyd Line.

Image of Ocean liner advertising poster, 11" x 17" for Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen pre-WWI. - Poster

Ocean liner advertising poster, 11" x 17" for Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen pre-WWI. - Poster

Ocean liner advertising poster, 11" x 17" for Norddeutscher Lloyd 'Bremen' pre-WWI. (Originally a folio tip-in; remains of paper on back along fold.)

Image of Postcard: [1900 Hoboken Pier fire.] 30. The Great Hoboken disaster, June 30, 1900. Rescuing of Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse; Saale and Bremen nearly lost. - Postcard

Postcard: [1900 Hoboken Pier fire.] 30. The Great Hoboken disaster, June 30, 1900. Rescuing of Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse; Saale and Bremen nearly lost. - Postcard

Postcard: [1900 Hoboken Pier fire.] 30. The Great Hoboken disaster, June 30, 1900. - Rescuing of Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse; Saale and Bremen nearly lost. Private mailing card; unposted. Published: Copyright 1900, Franz Huld, N.Y. Artists depiction, a montage, from the river of the June 30, 1900 fire. The ships were North German Lloyd Line. Text on front appears in German below the English text.

Image of Postcard: [1900 Hoboken Pier fire.] Towing the burning steamers, the Saale, the Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse and the Bremen into the Hudson River. No date, circa 1900-1901. - Postcard

Postcard: [1900 Hoboken Pier fire.] Towing the burning steamers, the Saale, the Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse and the Bremen into the Hudson River. No date, circa 1900-1901. - Postcard

Postcard: [1900 Hoboken Pier fire.] Towing the burning steamers, the Saale, the Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse and the Bremen into the Hudson River. No date, circa 1900-1901. Private mailing card; unposted. Published by: copyright 1900, by Arthur Strauss, Inc. Publishers, New York. Stock number 109. Artists depiction (after a photograph) from the river of the June 30, 1900 fire. The ships were North German Lloyd Line.

Image of Tally ribbon: Nordd. Lloyd / D. Bremen. No date, circa 1897-1914. - Ribbon, Insignia

Tally ribbon: Nordd. Lloyd / D. Bremen. No date, circa 1897-1914. - Ribbon, Insignia

Tally ribbon: Nordd. Lloyd / D. Bremen. No date, circa 1897-1914. A sailor's hat band ribbon. Black silk embroidered with gold lettering and insignia flag in white, blue and gold, 1-1/4" wide x 38" long. (No anchor embroidered at either end.) Nordd. Lloyd = Norddeutscher Lloyd (North German Lloyd Steamship (or S.S.) Company.; NDL or NGL; also known at one time as Bremen Line.) D. Bremen = Dampfer Bremen Dampfer = steamship (S.S. Bremen (II) was in fleet from 1897 to beginning of World War I.) ---- North German Lloyd had its American home port in Hoboken during this era and the Bremen routinely docked here. The Bremen was one of the passenger ships that damaged in the 1900

Image of Image: S.S. Bremen of the North German Lloyd line arriving in New York on the Hudson River, 1935. - Print, photographic

Image: S.S. Bremen of the North German Lloyd line arriving in New York on the Hudson River, 1935. - Print, photographic

Image: S.S. Bremen of the North German Lloyd line arriving in New York on the Hudson River, 1935. Inkjet print of the recto of leaf 5 of 16 from photographer William Craig's album. The view is looking east from Hoboken towards Greenwich Village. The tower of the Metropolitan Life Insurance building at 23rd St. and Madison Ave., New York can be seen at the left. Holographic caption and signed by William Craig.

Image of Reference image: View of the German ocean liners, Bremen and Main, burning at the docks during the June, 1900 pier fire, Hoboken, 1900. - Photograph, Illustration

Reference image: View of the German ocean liners, Bremen and Main, burning at the docks during the June, 1900 pier fire, Hoboken, 1900. - Photograph, Illustration

Reference image: View of the German ocean liners, Bremen and Main, burning at the docks during the June, 1900 pier fire, Hoboken, 1900. As found printed on page [6]: Hoboken New Jersey 1855-1955, Souvenir booklet from Hoboken Centennial. cf. archive catalog 2001.022.0005. Not credited, but original image is probably from the Historical Picture Collections of the Hoboken Public Library.

Image of B+W copy photo of postcard, S.S. Bremen sinking at pier after June 30, 1900, Hoboken fire. - Print, Photographic

B+W copy photo of postcard, S.S. Bremen sinking at pier after June 30, 1900, Hoboken fire. - Print, Photographic

Black-and-white copy photo of postcard, S.S. Bremen sinking at pier after June 30, 1900, Hoboken fire. 5" x 7" wide print. Captioned twice in image. Reverse is blank. Apparently a copy photo from a German postcard or photo of it, original source not indicated (possibly The Hoboken Public Library Historical Picture Collection.) Four tugboats are working along side the large vessel. In the foreground are 4 men in a rowboat.

Image of B+W copy photo of postcard, Hoboken Fire Katastrophe, June 30th, 1900, with S.S. Bremen, S.S. Main. - Print, Photographic

B+W copy photo of postcard, Hoboken Fire Katastrophe, June 30th, 1900, with S.S. Bremen, S.S. Main. - Print, Photographic

Black-and-white copy photo of postcard, Hoboken Fire Katastrophe, June 30th, 1900, with S.S. Bremen, S.S. Main. 5" x 7" wide print. Captioning in image. Reverse is blank. Apparently a copy photo from a German postcard or photo of it, original source not indicated (possibly The Hoboken Public Library Historical Picture Collection.)

Image of Sepia-tone photo of the S.S. Bremen & S.S. Main, Weehawken Cove after the Hoboken pier fire, ca. June 30, 1900. - Print, Photographic

Sepia-tone photo of the S.S. Bremen & S.S. Main, Weehawken Cove after the Hoboken pier fire, ca. June 30, 1900. - Print, Photographic

Sepia-tone photo of the S.S. Bremen and S.S. Main in Weehawken Cove after the Hoboken pier fire, ca. June 30, 1900. 2-3/8" high x 4" wide print on photographer's mount. Photographer was an H. Bremer [Harry A. Bremer] as identified in contemporary pencil on reverse along with his address, 153 Webster Av., J.C.[Jersey City.] Also inscribed on the reverse in pencil: Hoboken Pier Fire | 2 boats up the Hudson | River. View was taken from the Hudson River and is probably looking west - southwest. The tugboat at the left is from the Pennsylvannia Railroad fleet. Note several small rowboats on the scene. The two vessels of the North German Lloyd Line ocean liner fleet were engulfed in