SS Vaderland Archival Collection

 

The Twin-Screw SS Vaderland, A New Type of Red Star Line Steamship.

The Twin-Screw SS Vaderland, A New Type of Red Star Line Steamship. GGA Image ID # 11da212ea0

 

 

Vaderland (1900) Red Star Line

Built by John Brown & Co., Clydebank, Glasgow, Scotland. Tonnage: 11,899. Dimensions: 560' x 60' (580' o.l.). Twin- screw, 15 knots. Quadruple expansion engines. Four masts and two funnels. Launched: July 12,1900. Service: Antwerp-New York. Passengers: 340 first, 200 second, 600 third. Renamed: Southland (1915) British. WWI Service: Converted to troopship. Fate: Torpedoed and sunk 140 miles from Tory Island, June 4, 1917, with the loss of 4 lives. Sister ships: Finland, Kroonland and Zeeland.

 

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Front Cover of a First and Second Class Passenger List from the SS Vaderland of the Red Star Line, Departing 4 June 1904 from New York to Antwerp.

1904-06-04 SS Vaderland Passenger List

Steamship Line: Red Star Line

Class of Passengers: First and Second Class

Date of Departure: 4 June 1904

Route: New York to Antwerp

Commander: Captain R. C. Ehoff

Notable Passengers: Julian Gumperz, Henry Morgenthau (Sr.), Helen Morgenthau, and James J. Parmelee.

 

Passenger Manifest, Red Star Line RMS Vaderland, 1901, Antwerp to New York (Front Cover)

1904-08-13 SS Vaderland Passenger List

Steamship Line: Red Star Line

Class of Passengers: Cabin

Date of Departure: 13 August 1904

Route: Antwerp to New York via Dover

Commander: Captain R. C. Ehoff

 

Front Cover of the Cabin Class Passenger List from the RMS Vaderland of the Red Star Line, Departing Saturday, 10 September 1904 from Antwerp for New York via Dover

1904-09-10 RMS Vaderland Passenger List

Steamship Line: Red Star Line

Class of Passengers: Cabin Class

Date of Departure: 10 September 1904

Route: Antwerp for New York via Dover

Commander: Captain R. C. Ehoff

 

1911-09-16 Passenger Manifest for the RMS Vaderland

1911-09-16 RMS Vaderland Passenger List

Steamship Line: Red Star Line

Class of Passengers: First Class

Date of Departure: 16 September 1911

Route: Antwerp to New York via Dover

Commander: Captain R. Prager

 

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Front Cover, Brochure About Antwerp and the Red Star Line © 1904.

1904 - About Antwerp and the Red Star Line

50-page brochure from the Red Star Line provides extensive information on the harbor of Antwerp, the history of the city, and the Red Star Line transatlantic fleet. Many photographs help to illustrate this rare booklet from 1904. Featured Ships: Vaderland and Zeeland.

 

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Proposed Sailings Antwerp-Dover-New York from 6 August 1904 to 31 December 1904.

Proposed Sailings Antwerp-Dover-New York from 6 August 1904 to 31 December 1904. Ships Include the Belgenland, Finland, Kensington, Kroonland, Vaderland, and Zeeland. SS Vaderland Passenger List, 13 August 1904. GGA Image ID # 1df144fda2

 

Proposed Sailings, Antwerp-Dover-New York, from 7 April 1906 to 27 October 1906.

Proposed Sailings, Antwerp-Dover-New York, from 7 April 1906 to 27 October 1906. Ships Include the Finland, Kroonland, Rhynland, Vaderland, and Zeeland. SS Finland Passenger List, 12 May 1906. GGA Image ID # 1df16fa6ef

 

Proposed Sailings, Antwerp-Dover-New York, from 4 April 1908 to 31 October 1908.

Proposed Sailings, Antwerp-Dover-New York, from 4 April 1908 to 31 October 1908. Ships Include the Finland, Gothland, Kroonland, Vaderland, and Zeeland. SS Zeeland Passenger List, 8 August 1908. GGA Image ID # 1df1a872b3

 

Sailing Schedule, Antwerp-Dover-New York, from 4 December 1909 to 24 September 1910.

Sailing Schedule, Antwerp-Dover-New York, from 4 December 1909 to 24 September 1910. Ships Included the Finland, Kroonland, Lapland, Samland, Vaderland, and Zeeland. SS Lapland Passenger List, 27 August 1910. GGA Image ID # 1ebde48726

 

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First Class Entrance Hall.

First Class Entrance Hall. Finland, Kroonland, Vaderland, and Zeeland. About Antwerp and the Red Star Line, 1904. GGA Image ID # 11da4bdf57

 

View of the Upper Deck Landing.

View of the Upper Deck Landing. Finland, Kroonland, Vaderland, and Zeeland. About Antwerp and the Red Star Line, 1904. GGA Image ID # 11da5547d7

 

First Class Dining Saloon.

First Class Dining Saloon. Finland, Kroonland, Vaderland, and Zeeland. About Antwerp and the Red Star Line, 1904. GGA Image ID # 11da5693b9

 

The First Class Library.

The First Class Library. Finland, Kroonland, Vaderland, and Zeeland. About Antwerp and the Red Star Line, 1904. GGA Image ID # 11da9a2b48

 

Promenade Deck Suites.

Promenade Deck Suites. Finland, Kroonland, Vaderland, and Zeeland. About Antwerp and the Red Star Line, 1904. GGA Image ID # 11dab9ea41

 

Upper Deck Stateroom.

Upper Deck Stateroom. Finland, Kroonland, Vaderland, and Zeeland. About Antwerp and the Red Star Line, 1904. GGA Image ID # 11daf15fcf

 

First Class Smoking Room.

First Class Smoking Room. Finland, Kroonland, Vaderland, and Zeeland. About Antwerp and the Red Star Line, 1904. GGA Image ID # 11db614d11

 

The Ship's Band.

The Typical Ship's Band. Finland, Kroonland, Vaderland, and Zeeland. About Antwerp and the Red Star Line, 1904. GGA Image ID # 11db7e477e

 

Second Class Dining Saloon.

Second Class Dining Saloon. Finland, Kroonland, Vaderland, and Zeeland. About Antwerp and the Red Star Line, 1904. GGA Image ID # 11dbbc5fdb

 

Second Class Ladies' Room.

Second Class Ladies' Room. Finland, Kroonland, Vaderland, and Zeeland. About Antwerp and the Red Star Line, 1904. GGA Image ID # 11dbd04120

 

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Front Cover, Era of the Passenger Liner by Nicholas T. Cairis. Published by Pegasus Books Ltd., London, 1992.

Era of the Passenger Liner - 1992

The Gilded Era comes back to life as the reader relives the careers of stately ships and express greyhounds from immigrant ships to floating palaces. Scarce, large format book containing 288pp. Features photographs, statistics, and background of 280 passenger liners, each with a picture.

 

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, Ocean Steamers: A History of Ocean-Going Passenger Steamships 1820-1970 by John Adams, 1993.

Ocean Steamers: A History of Ocean-Going Passenger Steamships 1820-1970

A history of the steam-powered passenger ship that details its story from the SS Savannah of 1819 to the SS Hamburg of 1969. It contains historical details of all civilian vessels built in the intervening years, with numerous illustrations and previously unpublished material.

 

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, The American Line: 1871-1902 by William Henry Flayhart III

The American Line: 1871-1902 (2000)

The American Tine tells the story of the first successful American steamship line after the Civil War to rival the great European transatlantic companies—an essential and glorious chapter in the history of the American Merchant Marine.

 

Front Cover and Spine, The Red Star Line and International Mercantile Marine Company by Vernon Edmond William Finch, 1988.

The Red Star Line and the IMM

The Red Star Line, one of the oldest and best-known shipping lines ever to send ships out to sail the oceans, was founded in 1872 and liquidated in 1935.

 

Hardback Front Cover and Spine, Transatlantic: Samuel Cunard, Isambard Brunel, and the Great Atlantic Steamships by Stephen Fox, 2003.

Transatlantic and the Great Atlantic Steamships

A stirring narrative of the rapid development of the great transatlantic steamships, from paddle-wheelers to the sleek luxury greyhounds of the modern era -- and the men who designed and ran them.

 

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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Back Cover, SS Vaderland Cabin Passenger List, 13 August 1904.

Back Cover, SS Vaderland Cabin Passenger List, 13 August 1904. GGA Image ID # 207f491eea

 

Back Cover, SS Vaderland Cabin Passenger List, 10 September 1904.

Back Cover, SS Vaderland Cabin Passenger List, 10 September 1904. GGA Image ID # 207fb3e16c

 

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