North German Lloyd Steamship Company, S.S. Friedrich der Grossse…1904. Oelrichs & Co., Agents. [cabin passenger list]
Cabin passenger list for the June 23, 1904 New York to Bremen sailing of the 10,500-ton ocean liner S.S. Friedrich der Grosse. The twin-screw steamship carried passengers and was also used as a mail ship by the Empire of Germany and the U.S. Six pages of the text list names of passengers of the “First Cabin” and “Second Cabin” classes. The final page lists the ship’s commander, M. Eichel, and other officials.
Built in 1896, the ship was interned and subsequently seized in 1917 by U.S. authorities in New York City when the U.S. entered the First World War. The ship was re-named the U.S.S. Huron (ID-1408) and was used as a troop transport ship.
Description: North German Lloyd Steamship Company, S.S. Friedrich der Grossse…1904. Oelrichs & Co., Agents. [cabin passenger list]
New York: Sacker & Wilhalms Litho. & Ptg. Co., . pp. Pamphlet. 8 x 5½ inches. Chromolithographic wrappers, highlighted in metallic ink; stapled. Calling card of George W.C. Hill laid in with handwritten inscription “With best wishes of…for a most pleasant trip.” Near fine; a lovely example.