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Title Tally ribbon: Nordd. Lloyd / D. Friedrich der Grosse. No date, circa 1896-1914.
Object Name Ribbon, Insignia
Catalog Number 2014.044.0012
Collection Theodore Conrad & Family Collection
Credit Gift of Doris Conrad Brown.
Description 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 /
Date 1896-1914
Year Range from 1896.0
Year Range to 1914.0
Search Terms North German Lloyd Line
S.S. Friedrich der Grosse
Caption Norddeutscher Lloyd / Dampfer Friedrich der Grosse
Imagefile 274\20140440012.TIF
Notes 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.
Classification Ships
Business & Commerce