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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.)

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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.
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ocean liners / transportation /
Date 1896-1914
Year Range from 1896
Year Range to 1914
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
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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
Transportation