Vintage Menus of the Atlantic Transport Line
Partial View of Dining Saloon - Atlantic Transport Line circa 1908
The Atlantic Transport Line operated transatlantic passenger service primarily between New York and London from 1881 to 1936. It was an American owned company that was operated by the British and sailed under the British flag.
This is a Breakfast menu from Cabin Class for the 2 April 1928 Westbound Voyage on board the SS Minnekahda of the Atlantic Transport Line, from London to New York. Includes some wonderful selections from that era like Devilled Mutton Kidneys and Minced Lamb on Toast.
Vintage Dinner Menu Card from 25 November 1905 on board the SS Minneapolis of the Atlantic Transport Line featured Prime Roast Ribs of Beef, Horseradish Sauce, Fore-quarter of Lamb, Mint Sauce, and Empress Pudding for dessert.
Vintage Cabin Class Dinner Menu Card from Sunday, 31 March 1928 on board the SS Minnekahda of the Atlantic Transport Line featured Poached Fresh Codfish, Cream Sauce, Sauté of Duckling aux Navets, and Orange Tartlets for dessert.
Lunch menu from Cabin Class for the 31 March 1928 Westbound Voyage of the Minnekahda from London to New York. Featured items included Grilled Fresh Haddock, Veal and Ham Pie, and Rice Custard Pudding for dessert.
Vintage Menus from the GG Archives collection are representative of the menus, typically printed on board each steamship during the voyage onto a blank pre-printed graphic cover. The bill of fares was intended as souvenirs of the journey and provided to each passenger for that class (First, Second, Third, Tourist, etc.). Many survive today as delightful displays of gourmet meals served in elegant dining saloons on the ocean liners of yesteryear.