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Steamship Ticket, Immigrant Family (1904) Hamburg American Line

This is an original steamship contract, List 16, No. 9/14, Berzeichniß No. 540/54 dated 6 July 1904 Between the Hamburg-American Line and The Breitmann Family consisting of two adults and four children of Russian Hebrew descent, for third class passage from Hamburg to New York aboard the S.S. Hamburg. They arrived in New York on 17 July 1904. The Family members were listed as follows:

  • Sloma Breitmann, M Age 40 (Husband)
  • Riwa Breitmann, F Age 37 (Wife)
  • Aran Breitmann, M Age 7 (Son)
  • Henryk Breitmann, M Age 3 1/2 (Son)
  • Maria Breitmann, F Age 2 1/2 (Daughter)
  • Samuel Breitmann, M Age 1 1/2 (Son)

The passenger contract was printed using a script that is unreadable by OCR. Below are images of the front and back side of the contract.

Passenger Contract, Hamburg Amerika Line, Breitmann Family 1904

Reverse side of the Hamburg-Amerika Contract for Passage from 1904

There is also a strip containing the essential contract information that was most likely carried on the person of Sloma Breitmann during the voyage as a receipt for passage.

Passenger Contract Receipt 1904

Document Information

  • Description: Contract for Third Class / Steerage passage from Hamburg to New York on the S.S. Hamburg of the Hamburg American Line
  • Date of Document: 6 July 1904
  • Dimensions: Contract: 10 x 13 inches (25.4 x 33 cm); Receipt Side Strip: 2 x 13 inches (5.0 x 33 cm)
Name: Sloma Breitman
Arrival Date: 18 July 1904
Birth Year: about 1864
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Port of Departure: Hamburg
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Hamburg

Source Citation: Year: 1904; Microfilm Serial: T715; Microfilm Roll: T715_477; Line: 11; Page Number: 96.

Name: Sloma Breitmann
Departure Date: 7 July 1904
Estimated Birth Year: about 1864
Age Year: 40
Gender: männlich (Male)
Family:  
Relationship: Vater (Father)
Residence: Ekaterinoslaw,
Ethnicity/Nationality: Russland (Russian)
Occupation: Schlosser, Meister
 
Ship Name: Hamburg
Shipping line: Hamburg-Amerika Linie (Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft)
Ship Type: Dampfschiff
Accommodation: Zwischendeck
Ship Flag: Deutschland
Port of Departure: Hamburg
Port of Arrival: Cuxhaven; Dover; Boulogne; New York
 
Volume: 373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 157
Page: 1311
Microfilm Roll Number: K_1784

Source Citation: Staatsarchive Hamburg.  373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 157, Seite   1311(Mikrofilm Nr.  K_1784.  

Name: Riwe Breitmann
Departure Date: 7 Jul 1904
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1867
Age Year: 37
Gender: weiblich (Female)
Family:  
Relationship: Mutter (Mother)
Residence: Ekaterinoslaw,
Ethnicity/Nationality: Russland (Russian)
 
Ship Name: Hamburg
Shipping line: Hamburg-Amerika Linie (Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft)
Ship Type: Dampfschiff
Accommodation: Zwischendeck
Ship Flag: Deutschland
Port of Departure: Hamburg
Port of Arrival: Cuxhaven; Dover; Boulogne; New York
 
Volume: 373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 157
Page: 1311
Microfilm Roll Number: K_1784

Source Citation: Staatsarchive Hamburg.  373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 157, Seite   1311(Mikrofilm Nr.  K_1784.  

Name: Aron Breitmann
Departure Date: 7 Jul 1904
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1897
Age Year: 7
Gender: männlich (Male)
Family:  
Relationship: Sohn (Son)
Residence: Ekaterinoslaw,
Ethnicity/Nationality: Russland (Russian)
 
Ship Name: Hamburg
Shipping line: Hamburg-Amerika Linie (Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft)
Ship Type: Dampfschiff
Accommodation: Zwischendeck
Ship Flag: Deutschland
Port of Departure: Hamburg
Port of Arrival: Cuxhaven; Dover; Boulogne; New York
 
Volume: 373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 157
Page: 1311
Microfilm Roll Number: K_1784

Source Citation: Staatsarchive Hamburg.  373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 157, Seite   1311(Mikrofilm Nr.  K_1784.  

Name: Henryk Breitmann
Departure Date: 7 Jul 1904
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1901
Age Year: 3
Age Month: 6
Gender: männlich (Male)
Family:  
Relationship: Sohn (Son)
Residence: Ekaterinoslaw,
Ethnicity/Nationality: Russland (Russian)
 
Ship Name: Hamburg
Shipping line: Hamburg-Amerika Linie (Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft)
Ship Type: Dampfschiff
Accommodation: Zwischendeck
Ship Flag: Deutschland
Port of Departure: Hamburg
Port of Arrival: Cuxhaven; Dover; Boulogne; New York
 
Volume: 373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 157
Page: 1311
Microfilm Roll Number: K_1784

Source Citation: Staatsarchive Hamburg.  373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 157, Seite   1311(Mikrofilm Nr.  K_1784.  

Name: Marie Breitmann
Departure Date: 7 Jul 1904
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1902
Age Year: 2
Age Month: 6
Gender: weiblich (Female)
Family:  
Relationship: Tochter (Daughter)
Residence: Ekaterinoslaw,
Ethnicity/Nationality: Russland (Russian)
 
Ship Name: Hamburg
Shipping line: Hamburg-Amerika Linie (Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft)
Ship Type: Dampfschiff
Accommodation: Zwischendeck
Ship Flag: Deutschland
Port of Departure: Hamburg
Port of Arrival: Cuxhaven; Dover; Boulogne; New York
 
Volume: 373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 157
Page: 1311
Microfilm Roll Number: K_1784

Source Citation: Staatsarchive Hamburg.  373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 157, Seite   1311(Mikrofilm Nr.  K_1784.  

Name: Samuel Breitmann
Departure Date: 7 Jul 1904
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1903
Age Year: 1
Age Month: 6
Gender: männlich (Male)
Family:  
Relationship: Sohn (Son)
Residence: Ekaterinoslaw,
Ethnicity/Nationality: Russland (Russian)
 
Ship Name: Hamburg
Shipping line: Hamburg-Amerika Linie (Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft)
Ship Type: Dampfschiff
Accommodation: Zwischendeck
Ship Flag: Deutschland
Port of Departure: Hamburg
Port of Arrival: Cuxhaven; Dover; Boulogne; New York
 
Volume: 373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 157
Page: 1311
Microfilm Roll Number: K_1784

Source Citation: Staatsarchive Hamburg.  373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 157, Seite   1311(Mikrofilm Nr.  K_1784.  

Source Information:

Source Citation: Staatsarchiv Hamburg, Bestand: 373-7 I, VIII (Auswanderungsamt I). Mikrofilmrollen K 1701 - K 2008, S 17363 - S 17383, 13116 - 13183.

 

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