former German shipping company
The Norddeutscher Lloyd (literally: North German Lloyd), was a German shipping line. It was was dedicated to transatlantic transport,. The line was founded on February 20, 1857. It merged with Hamburg America Line on September 1, 1970 to found the current Hapag-Lloyd.
|Predecessor||Ocean Steam Navigation Company|
|Founded||1857 in Bremen, Germany|
|Founder||Hermann Henrich Meier|
|Defunct||1 September 1970|
|Fate||Merged with Hamburg America Line in 1970|
|Transatlantic, Mediterranean, Asia, and Australia|
|Co-founder and Executive Chairman |
This shipping company was known for having had several ships that won the Blue Riband. These include the SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, the SS Bremen and the SS Europa (in the 1930s).
- ↑ "Hapag-Lloyd". Castles of the Seas. Retrieved 12 March 2022.
- ↑ Miller (1987), pp. 11-13.
- ↑ "Bremen sends plane from sea with mail", The New York Times, 23 July 1929, p. 1
- ↑ Braynard, Frank; Miller, William (1982). Fifty Famous Liners. London: Patrick Stephens Limited. pp. 126–127. ISBN 0-85059-504-5.
- Gallery of NDL's fleets at Norway-Heritage
- Passenger list of NDL 1881-1938 GG Archives
- Postcards of NDL
- SS DRESDEN
- The Last Ocean Liners – North German Lloyd – trade routes and ships of North German Lloyd in the 1950s and 60s
- North German Lloyd History and Ephemera GG Archives