SS Trave Archival Collection
Trave (1886) North German Lloyd
Built by Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Glasgow, Scotland. Tonnage: 5,262. Dimensions: 437' x 48'. Single-screw, 18 knots. Triple expansion engines. Four masts and two funnels. Steel hull. Passengers: 150 first, 90 second, 1,000 third. Services: (a) Bremen-Southampton-New York, (b) Mediterranean-New York. Fate: Sold for scrap in September 1908. Sister ships: Aller and Saale.
Brochure prepared by the New York Agents of the Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen Steamship Line in 1889 - The year of the Paris Exhibition. As a convenient pocket-size guide, the brochure provided a lot of useful information about the Norddeutcher Lloyd, their fleet and accommodations for First and Second Cabin passengers. Featured Ships: Lahn, Eider, Trave, Aller, Ems, Fulda, Saale, Werra, and the Elbe.
Beautifully engraved "Prepaid Passage Receipt" from the North German Lloyd. The passenger has to wait at home until the Norddeutscher Lloyd in Bremen sent him instructions and the required tickets and traveling papers. Arrived in New York on 25 August 1893 on the SS Trave of the Norddeutscher Lloyd.
- Steamship Line: Norddeutscher Lloyd (North German Lloyd)
- Class of Passengers: Cabin
- Date of Departure: 30 August 1900
- Route: Cherbourg to New York
- Commander: Captain H. Christoffers
Sailing Schedule, Bremen-Southampton-Cherbourg-New York and New York-Plymouth-Cherbourg-Bremen, from 13 March 1906 to 24 August 1906. Ships Included the Barbarossa, Brandenburg, Breslau, Cassel, Frankfurt, Friedrich der Grosse, Grosser Kurfurst, Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, Kaiser Wilhelm II, Kronprinz Wilehlm, Prinzess Alice, Rhein, and Trave. North German Lloyd Bulletin, March 1906. GGA Image ID # 1eeb93d276
Sailing Schedule, Bremen-Southampton-Cherbourg-New York, Barbarossa-Class Twin-Screw Mail Steamer and Mail Steamer, from 28 March 1907 to 14 November 1907. Ships Included the Barbarossa, Brandenburg, Bremen, Breslau, Chemnitz, Frankfurt, Friedrich der Grosse, Grosser Kurfürst, Main, Prinzess Alice, Rhein, Roon, Trave, and Würzburg. SS Chemnitz Passenger List, 6 April 1907. GGA Image ID # 1f764bc518. The Steamers of the Barbarossa Class Go from Bremen via Southampton or Cherbourg; From New York via Plymouth and Cherbourg—the Mail Steamers Run To and from New York Direct. All Steamers Bound for New York Carry Cabin and Steerage Passengers.