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Title Postcard: "S.S. Statendam." Holland-American (sic - America) Line. No date, circa 1916-1917; unposted.
Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 2006.034.1133
Collection Hoboken Transportation Collection
Credit Courtesy of Robert Foster
Description Postcard: "S.S. Statendam." Holland-American (sic - America) Line. No date, circa 1916-1917; unposted. Divided back. 3-1/2" x 5-1/2" wide.

Published by the Success Postal Card Co., Pub., New York. Stock number 1170. Calls for one-cent postage (increased in wartime to 2 cents in Nov. 1917.)

This vessel never docked in Hoboken. It was the second of five ocean liners Statendam built for Holland America, but it never sailed for the line. Built in Belfast, it was requisitioned by the British government for war duty in 1917 and sank in war action in 1918 as the S.S. Justicia.
Date 1916-1917
Year Range from 1916.0
Year Range to 1917.0
Search Terms Holland America Line
S.S. Statendam
S.S. Justicia
World War I
Caption front
Imagefile 052\20060341133.TIF
Classification War
Ships
Business & Commerce