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Interpreters Onboard Steamships - 1910

Interpreters in the employ of large tourist agencies will be found at the principal stations and most boat landings in Europe. Those who have purchased their tickets from these tourist agencies may call upon them freely and will find that they tend to decrease the discomforts of travel.

When their services are engaged, a moderate fee is suggested. The simple showing of the case in which the railroad tickets are kept is sufficient proof that the traveler is a client of the tourist agency.

Interpreters in the uniform of the largest agency meet principal trains and steamers at following places and assist holders of their tickets free of charge:

  • Alexan dria
  • Algiers
  • Amsterdam
  • Antwerp
  • Bale
  • Bergen
  • Beirut
  • Bombay
  • Bremen
  • Brindisi
  • Brussels (summer only)
  • Calcutta
  • Cannes
  • Christiania
  • Cologne
  • Colombo
  • Constantinople
  • Florence
  • Dresden
  • Geneva
  • Genoa
  • Gibraltar
  • Hong Kong
  • Jaffa
  • Haifa
  • Hamburg
  • Lausanne
  • London (Charing Cross and Victoria)
  • Lucerne
  • Madrid
  • Malta
  • Marseilles
  • Mentope
  • Milan
  • Naples
  • New York
  • Nice
  • Paris
  • Patras
  • Piraeus
  • Rome
  • San Remo
  • Trieste
  • Trondhiem
  • Turin
  • Venice
  • Vienna
  • Vintimille
  • Yokohama
  • Zurich

An interpreter meets passengers at Tilbury. The interpreters are not on duty on Sundays except by special arrangement.

The Swift Deutschland of the Hamburg-American Line

Photo 044 - The Swift Deutschland Of The Hamburg American Line
A fine example of reciprocating engine type of ocean greayhound
Length: 686 Feet; Tonnage: 16,502; Horsepower: 37,800

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1910 Travel Guide by Scientifc American

Travel Guide Topical Index

Express Package Rates

Fees At Private Houses In England

Fees Paid by Passengers on Steamships and Ocean Liners

Foreign Customs - A Note To Passengers Of Steamships

Funds Needed On Board For Voyage

Getting the "Sea Legs" - Learning to Walk on a Steamship

The Popular Gymnasium on Steamships and Ocean Liners

Hand Baggage, Etc.

How To Carry Funds For Your Voyage

How To Get To Hoboken

Independent Tours



Laundry Work

Lowest Transatlantic Ocean Rates

Meal Hours At Sea

Memoranda For The Year 1910

Memoranda For The Year 1911

Miscellaneous Gleanings and Facts - 1910 Travel Guide

Miscellaneous Service

Money By Telegraph

Music and Concerts for Passengers


Ocean Stop-Over at Ports of Call Around the World

Passengers' Quarters


Personally Conducted Tours

Pier Permits

Preliminary Reading And Guide Books

Reading Matter - Books and Magazines

Rules for Playing Shuffle-Board

Seasickness on Journeys on Steamships and Ocean Liners

Season And Climate

Seats At Table

Second Cabin Accommodations

Sending Cablegrams On Landing

Sending Letters Abroad

Smoking Room

Steamer Chairs

Steamer Rugs

Steamer Trunks

Steamship Company Checks

Steerage Accommodations

Terminal Ports and Ports of Call of Principal Transatlantic Steamships / Ocean Liners

The Pools (Parimutuel Betting) on a Steamship Or Ocean Liner

Thermometer Scales

The Sea Post Office

Third Class Accomodations


Transporting Valuables On Steamships

Visiting Steamships

What To Pack For Your Voyage

What To Pack For Your Voyage

Wireless Information

Wireless Telegraphy

Writing Materials and Typwriters