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SS Noordam Dinner Menu - 20 June 1907

Front Cover, SS Noordam Dinner Menu - 20 June 1907

Front Cover, top to bottom: Michiel Adriaensz de Ruyter, Admiral of the United Provinces, Born 24 March 1607, Died 29 April 1676; Statue of De Ruyter at Flushing; Cornelis Tromp, Vice Commander of De Ruyter; and The "Zeven Provinciën" Flag Ship of De Ruyter.

Exquisite Vintage dinner Menu from Thursday, 20 June 1907 on board the SS Noordam of the Holland-America Line featured Filet of Beef à la Nivernais, Veal Sweetbreads with Mushrooms, and Towering Dessert Piece with Nougats. The Noordam served the Rotterdam to New York Transatlantic route. In French with English Translation.

Back Cover, SS Noordam Dinner Menu - 20 June 1907

Back Cover: On the left, TSS New Amsterdam with views of the Social Hall and Ladies Japanese Tea Room.

Menu Items (English Translation)

  • Mixed Hors d 'oeuvres
  • American Soup
  • Golden Soup of the House
  • Sliced Salmon Mousseline sauce
  • Filet of Beef à la Nivernais
  • Apples Persilade
  • Veal Sweetbreads with Mushrooms
  • Asparagus in Branch
  • French Punch made with wine
  • Roast Turkey
  • Cooked Apricot Dish
  • Salad Panachée
  • French Sponge Cake, Chocolate Creme
  • Ice
  • Towering Desert Piece with Nougats (Note 1)
  • Fruit, Dessert
  • Cheese
  • Mocca Beverage

Note 1: The tower is a dessert served at the end of a marriage. It may take different forms: pyramid of cabbage, superposisition cake on a pedestal. A model with two married is usually placed at the top of the tower.

Menu Cover, Dinner Menu and Music Program, Holland America Line RMS Noordam, 1907


  • Hors d' oeuvre Varié
  • Potage Americain
  • Consommé Maison d' Or
  • Tranches de Saumon Sauce Mousseline
  • Filet de Boeuf à la Nivernaise
  • Pommes Persilade
  • Ris de Veau aux Champignons
  • Asperges en Branche
  • Dindonneau Rôti
  • Compote d' Abricots
  • Salade Panachée
  • Gâteau, Crème au Chocolat
  • Glace
  • Pièce Montée en Nougat (Note 1)
  • Fruit, Dessert
  • Fromage
  • Mocca

Menu Cover, Dinner Menu and Music Program, Holland America Line RMS Noordam, 1907



Jeudi, le 20 Juin 1907.

  1. "Billy" March Barron.
  2. Ouverture „La Chevalier Breton" Herman.
  3. Immer oder Nimmer. Walzer Waldteufel.
  4. Im Wald. Polka Borstlap
  5. Selection "Little Johnny Jones" Cohan
  6. Champagner March. Borstlap.

Information about Menu and Musical Program

  • Date: Thursday, 20 June 1907
  • Number of Pages Printed: 4
  • Dimensions: 13.8 x 19.3 cm
  • Language(s): French
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