|Title||Tally ribbon: Nordd. Lloyd / D. Friedrich der Grosse. No date, circa 1896-1914.|
|Object Name||Ribbon, Insignia|
|Collection||Theodore Conrad & Family Collection|
|Credit||Gift of Doris Conrad Brown.|
Tally ribbon: Nordd. Lloyd / D. Friedrich der Grosse
No date, circa 1896-1914.
A sailor's hat band ribbon. Black silk embroidered with lettering and fleet insignia in gold, centered, plus an embroidered gold anchor at each end, 1-1/4" wide x 38" long.
Nordd. Lloyd = Norddeutscher Lloyd
(North German Lloyd Steamship (or S.S.) Company.; NDL or NGL; also known at one time as Bremen Line.)
D. Friedrich der Grosse = Dampfer Friedrich der Grosse
Dampfer = steamship
(S.S. Friedrich der Grosse was in fleet from 1896 until 1914.)
North German Lloyd had its American home port in Hoboken during this era and the Friedrich der Grosse routinely docked here.
The ribbon may also be considered as a souvenir or commemorative item.
ocean liners / transportation /
|Year Range from||1896|
|Year Range to||1914|
North German Lloyd Line
S.S. Friedrich der Grosse
|Caption||Norddeutscher Lloyd / Dampfer Friedrich der Grosse|
Exhibition 2014: Hoboken, Ellis Island, and the Immigrant Experience, 1892-1924
Interned Hoboken 1914; confiscated April 1917 with U.S. entry in World War I; became U.S.S. Huron; after World War I, S.S. Huron.
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