SS Cleveland Archival Collection

 

SS Cleveland of the Hamburg-American Line Pulling Into Harbor, c1910.

SS Cleveland of the Hamburg-American Line Pulling Into Harbor, c1910. Photo by Bains News Service. Library of Congress LCCN 2014683245. GGA Image ID # 206471fc79

 

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Cleveland (1908) Hamburg-American Line

Built by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, Germany. Tonnage: 16,971. Dimensions: 588' x 65'. Propulsion: Twin-screw, 16 knots. Quadruple expansion engines. Masts and Funnels: Four masts and two funnels. Passengers: 239 first, 224 second, 2,391 third. Maiden voyage: Hamburg-Southampton-Cherbourg-New York, March 27, 1909. Service: Inaugurated a new service to Boston, along with the Cincinnati in May 1913. Renamed: (a) Mobile (1917), (b) King Alexander (1920), (c) Cleveland (1923). Fate: Scrapped in Germany, 1933. Sister ship: Cincinnati.

 

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Front Cover, United American Lines SS Cleveland Cabin Class Passenger List - 21 October 1923.

1923-10-21 SS Cleveland Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: United American Lines (Harriman Line)
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 21 October 1923
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Southampton
  • Commander: Captain W. P. Hillman

 

1925-05-08 SS Cleveland

1925-05-08 SS Cleveland Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: United American Lines (Harriman Line)
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 8 May 1925
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Boulogne and Southampton
  • Commander: Captain W. P. Hillman

 

Passenger Manifest, Hamburg Amerika Linie, Cleveland, 10 December 1926

1926-12-10 SS Cleveland Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 10 December 1926
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Boulogne-sur-Mer and Southampton
  • Commander: Captain Luck

 

Passenger Manifest - Hamburg Amerika Linie - Cleveland 1929-10-17

1929-10-17 SS Cleveland Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg-Amerika Linie | Hamburg America Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 17 October 1929
  • Route: Hamburg to Boston and New York via Boulogne-sur-Mer and Cobh (Queenstown)
  • Commander: Captain Niss

 

1930-06-07 SS Cleveland

1930-06-07 SS Cleveland Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg America Line / Hamburg-Amerika Linie (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 7 June 1930
  • Route: New York to Hamburg via Boston, Galway, and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. Hennecke

 

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Sailing Schedule, Hamburg-Philadelphia, Hamburg-Boston, Genoa-Naples-Palermo-NewYork, and New York-Gibraltar-Naples-Genoa, from 28 October 1913 to 22 January 1914.

Sailing Schedule, Hamburg-Philadelphia, Hamburg-Boston, Genoa-Naples-Palermo-NewYork, and New York-Gibraltar-Naples-Genoa, from 28 October 1913 to 22 January 1914. Ships Included the Cincinnati, Cleveland, Graf Waldersee, Hamburg, Moltke, Prinz Adalbert, and Prinz Oskar. SS Pretoria Passenger List, 25 October 1913. GGA Image ID # 1ee4c70e9d

 

Scheduled Sailings, Hamburg-Amerika Linie (HAPAG), and United American Lines (Harriman Line) from 28 January 1926 to 1 June 1926.

Scheduled Sailings, Hamburg-Amerika Linie (HAPAG), and United American Lines (Harriman Line) from 28 January 1926 to 1 June 1926. Ships Included the Albert Ballin, Cleveland, Deutschland, Hamburg, Reliance, Resolute, Thuringia, and Westphalia. The listing includes the Name of the Ship's Commander. SS Albert Ballin Passenger List, 28 January 1926. GGA Image ID # 1e482ac29d

 

Scheduled Sailings, Hamburg-Amerika Linie (HAPAG), and United American Lines (Harriman Line) from 27 August 1926 to 1 December 1926.

Scheduled Sailings, Hamburg-Amerika Linie (HAPAG), and United American Lines (Harriman Line) from 27 August 1926 to 1 December 1926. Ships Included the Albert Ballin, Cleveland, Deutschland, Hamburg, Reliance, Resolute, Thuringia, and Westphalia. The listing includes the Name of the Ship's Commander. SS Albert Ballin Passenger List, 28 January 1926. GGA Image ID # 1e496a80d7

 

Hamburg-American Line Proposed Sailings to Europe, From 6 July 1927 to 5 January 1928.

Hamburg-American Line Proposed Sailings to Europe, From 6 July 1927 to 5 January 1928. Ships Included the Albert Ballin, Cleveland, Deutschland, Hamburg, New York, Reliance, Resolute, Thuringia, and Westphalia. Listing States Classes of Passengers Carried and the Ship's Commander. SS Albert Ballin Passenger List, 6 July 1927. GGA Image ID # 1e49d8e1bf

 

Hamburg-American Line Proposed Sailings from Europe, From 7 July 1927 to 31 December 1927.

Hamburg-American Line Proposed Sailings from Europe, From 7 July 1927 to 31 December 1927. Ships Included the Albert Ballin, Cleveland, Deutschland, Hamburg, New York, Reliance, Resolute, Thuringia, and Westphalia. Listing States Classes of Passengers Carried. SS Albert Ballin Passenger List, 6 July 1927. GGA Image ID # 1e4a28ba52

 

Proposed Sailing List, Hamburg-Boulogne sur Mer-Southampton-New York, from 19 April 1929 to 15 August 1929.

Proposed Sailing List, Hamburg-Boulogne sur Mer-Southampton-New York, from 19 April 1929 to 15 August 1929. Ships Included the Albert Ballin, Cleveland, Deutschland, Hamburg, Milwaukee, Reliance, Resolute, St. Louis, Thuringia, and Westphalia. SS Hamburg Passenger List, 19 April 1929. GGA Image ID # 1e0152e801

 

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Title Page, SS Cleveland Cabin Passenger List, 21 October 1923.

Title Page, SS Cleveland Cabin Passenger List, 21 October 1923. GGA Image ID # 20662f853c

 

Title Page, SS Cleveland Cabin Passenger List, 8 May 1925.

Title Page, SS Cleveland Cabin Passenger List, 8 May 1925. GGA Image ID # 206639881b

 

Title Page, SS Cleveland Cabin Passenger List, 17 October 1929.

Title Page, SS Cleveland Cabin Passenger List, 17 October 1929. GGA Image ID # 20663bd522

 

Title Page, SS Cleveland Cabin Passenger List, 7 June 1930.

Title Page, SS Cleveland Cabin Passenger List, 7 June 1930. GGA Image ID # 20667cbda9

 

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Senior Officers and Staff on the SS Cleveland Voyage of 21 October 1923.

Senior Officers and Staff on the SS Cleveland Voyage of 21 October 1923. GGA Image ID # 2066c36696

 

Senior Officers and Staff on the SS Cleveland Voyage of 8 May 1925, Part 1 of 2.

Senior Officers and Staff on the SS Cleveland Voyage of 8 May 1925, Part 1 of 2. GGA Image ID # 2066c65b12

 

Senior Officers and Staff on the SS Cleveland Voyage of 8 May 1925, Part 2 of 2.

Senior Officers and Staff on the SS Cleveland Voyage of 8 May 1925, Part 2 of 2. GGA Image ID # 2066cbba16

 

Senior Officers and Staff on the SS Cleveland Voyage of 17 October 1929, Part 1 of 2.

Senior Officers and Staff on the SS Cleveland Voyage of 17 October 1929, Part 1 of 2. GGA Image ID # 2066db95be

 

Senior Officers and Staff on the SS Cleveland Voyage of 17 October 1929, Part 2 of 2.

Senior Officers and Staff on the SS Cleveland Voyage of 17 October 1929, Part 2 of 2. GGA Image ID # 2066f187df

 

Senior Officers and Staff on the SS Cleveland Voyage of 7 June 1930.

Senior Officers and Staff on the SS Cleveland Voyage of 7 June 1930. GGA Image ID # 206728081f

 

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Track Chart, SS Cleveland Cabin Passenger List, 17 October 1929.

Track Chart, SS Cleveland Cabin Passenger List, 17 October 1929. GGA Image ID # 206617052b

 

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Scenes from the Third Class Accommodations on the SS Cleveland circa 1926.

Scenes from the Third Class Accommodations on the SS Cleveland circa 1926. GGA Image ID # 176f014221

 

First Class Smoking Room on the SS Cleveland.

First Class Smoking Room on the SS Cleveland. Harper's Weekly, 15 May 1909. GGA Image ID # 2064b1cc3c

 

First Class Dining Saloon on the SS Cleveland.

First Class Dining Saloon on the SS Cleveland. Harper's Weekly, 15 May 1909. GGA Image ID # 20656f0665

 

First Class Ladies' Saloon on the SS Cleveland.

First Class Ladies' Saloon on the SS Cleveland. The Syren and Shipping, 25 April 1909. GGA Image ID # 2102254829

 

First Class Social Hall on the SS Cleveland.

First Class Social Hall on the SS Cleveland. The Syren and Shipping, 25 April 1909. GGA Image ID # 2102322110

 

The SS Cleveland of the Hamburg-American Line.

The SS Cleveland of the Hamburg-American Line. Harper's Weekly, 15 May 1909. GGA Image ID # 2065b9eb5b

 

The Steamships Cleveland and Cincinnati of the Hamburg-American Line.

The Steamships Cleveland and Cincinnati of the Hamburg-American Line. The Master, Mate, and Pilot, May 1909. GGA Image ID # 2066014e35

 

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The New Hamburg-American Line Ocean Liners SS Cincinnati and SS Cleveland, 1909.

The New Hamburg-American Line Ocean Liners SS Cincinnati and SS Cleveland, 1909. SS Deutschland Passenger List, 7 October 1909. GGA Image ID # 1e424dd9cd

 

Two Grand Cruises "Around the World," 1911.

Two Grand Cruises "Around the World," 1911. Arrangements are being made by the Hamburg-American Line for two cruises of about three and one-hâlf months each "Around the World," the first to leave from New York on 21 October 1911 and the second from San Francisco on 6 February 1912. The large, new transatlantic liner "Cleveland " will make these cruises. The rates will be from $650.00 and upward, including shore excursions, railway and carriage fares, hotel accommodations with meals, guides' fees, etc. CRUISE I. Eastward from New York. 21 October. 1911. Passengers may leave New York on any steamer of the Line having available accommodation and sailing during the spring and summer of 1911 and join the S. S. "Cleveland" at Naples on 3 November 1911. CRUISE II. Westward from San Francisco, 6 February 1912. Passengers may return to New York from Naples. Genoa, Southampton. Cherbourg or Hamburg by any of the Company's great liners, similar accommodation to that occupied on the Cruise being provided, up to 15 July 1912. After that date, return tickets are accepted at the minimum rate of the steamer selected. SS Graf Waldersee Passenger List, 24 May 1911. GGA Image ID # 1f076bafcb

 

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Front Cover, The First Great Ocean Liners in Photographs, 193 Views, 1897-1927.

The First Great Ocean Liners in Photographs - 1983

Sumptuous volume recalls the glorious early years of elegant transatlantic travel. Over 190 historic photographs depict exterior and interior views of 101 great ocean liners, including the Virginian, Imperator, Vaterland, Bismarck, Lusitania, Mauretania, Balmoral Castle, Titanic, Olympic, Aquitania and dozens more. Full captions.

 

Front Cover, Great Passenger Ships of the World, Volume 1: 1858-1912 by Arnold Kludas, Translated from the German by Charles Hodges, 1975.

Great Passenger Ships of the World 1858-1912

This initial volume deals with Ships from 1858-1912, from the first passenger ship of over 10,000 GRT to be placed in service (the Great Eastern) to those unforgettable sister ships, the Olympic and Titanic — the first of more than 40,000 GRT.

 

Front Cover, Leviathan: "The World's Greatest Ship" Volume 1

Leviathan: "The World's Greatest Ship" Volume 1

The first volume takes us from the construction of the VATERLAND to the end of World War One when the VATERLAND, now the U.S.S Leviathan, was used as a troop transport and packed with fabulous photographs and reproductions of newspaper articles.

 

Front Cover,  Leviathan: "The World's Greatest Ship" Volume 2

Leviathan: "The World's Greatest Ship" Volume 2

Volume 2 picks up the LEVIATHAN saga during her monumental conversion from a troop ship to a luxury liner and carries the ship’s tempestuous life up through her first round trip as a U.S. express liner. The book finishes with the SS Leviathan's triumphant return to the Atlantic.

 

Front Cover and Spine, Passenger Ships of the World, Past and Present by Eugene W. Smith, 1963.

Passenger Ships of the World - 1963

Passenger Ships of the World, 1963, represents an incredible resource covering passenger ships that are Trans-Atlantic, Trans-Pacific, Trans-Pacific via Panama Canal, Latin American, Africa and the Eastern Oceans, and California-Hawaii.

 

Front Cover, Pictorial Encyclopedia of Ocean Liners, 1860-1994 by William H Miller, Jr., 417 Photographs, 1995.

Pictorial Encyclopedia of Ocean Liners, 1860-1994

One of the most comprehensive pictorial references on ocean liners ever published, this superb chronicle by noted maritime historian William H. Miller, Jr., depicts and describes virtually every passenger ship of over 15,000 tons built between 1860 and the late 1900s.

 

Front Cover, Picture History of German and Dutch Passenger Ships by William H. Miller, Jr., 2002.

Picture History of German and Dutch Passenger Ships

Picture History of German and Dutch Passenger Ships is a superbly illustrated volume that documents a long line of great ships--from "floating palaces" such as the Imperator (1913) and the Vaterland (1914) to such luxurious cruise ships as the Statendam (1957), Hamburg (1969), the remodeled Bremen (1990), and the new Deutschland (1998).

 

Front Cover and Spine Plus, The Atlantic Liners 1925-70 by Frederick Earl Emmons, 1972.

The Atlantic Liners 1925-1970

THE ATLANTIC LINERS will be cherished by all the millions of Americans who love the sea. Frederick Emmons sketches the histories of every ocean liner that sailed between the United States and Europe between 1925 and 1970.

 

Front Cover, U.S. Steamships: A Picture Postcard History by Frank O. Braynard with an Introduction by Wlater Cronkite, 1991.

US Steamships: A Picture Postcard History

Over many years, Postcards were collected for the message, history, and the scene. As a result of these collecting interests, we have a valuable source of information relating to many subjects, including steamships, from a historical, technical, and artistic perspective. The Postcards in this book provide a chronological history of U.S. Steamships.

 

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