Featured Menu Item: Boiled Potatoes

To serve so many meals a day on a steamship naturally requires an immense number of dishes. These vintage menus featured Boiled Potatoes as a line item.

Discover other dishes served and some creative names given to some of the food items. The graphics on many of the menus are pretty extraordinary.

 

1902-02-26 SS Deutschland Breakfast Menu

SS Deutschland Breakfast Bill of Fare 26 February 1902

Date: 26 February 1902

Steamship Line: Hamburg America Line

Featured Entrée: Buckwheat Pancakes

Featured Dessert: Empire Cheese

Menu Item Spotlight: Boiled Potatoes

1902-03-02 SS Deutschland Breakfast Menu Card

SS Deutschland Breakfast Menu Card 2 March1902

Date: 2 March 1902

Steamship Line: Hamburg America Line

Featured Entrée: Omelet aux Confitures

Featured Dessert: Assorted Fruit

Menu Item Spotlight: Boiled Potatoes

1902-06-30 RMS Ivernia Dinner Menu Card

Menu Card - Dinner Menu, Cunard Line RMS Ivernia 30 June 1902

Date: Monday, 30 June 1902

Steamship Line: Cunard Line

Featured Entrée: Beef Steak

Featured Dessert: Sago Pudding

Includes: Wine, Liqueur and Spirits Menu

Menu Item Spotlight: Boiled Potatoes

1905-07-04 SS Caledonia Independence Day Dinner Menu

Menu Card - Dinner Bill of Fare SS Caledonia 4 July 1905

Date: Fourth of July, 1905

Steamship Line: Anchor Steamship Line

Featured Entrée: Mutton Cutlets à la Deplomate

Featured Dessert: Pudding à la Republic

Menu Item Spotlight: Boiled Potatoes

1905-07-24 SS Moltke Luncheon Menu

Cover, SS Moltke Luncheon Bill of Fare - 24 July 1905

Date: 24 July 1905

Steamship Line: Hamburg America Line

Featured Entrée: Salmy of Ducklings With Olives

Featured Dessert: Lemon Cream Tartlets

Menu Item Spotlight: Boiled Potatoes

1908-07-04 SS Noordland Independence Day Dinner Menu

Menu Cover, Dinner on the SS Noordland of the American Line 4 July 1908

Date: Fourth of July 1908

Steamship Line: American Line

Featured Entrée: Broiled Chicken. Maryland Style

Other Featured Item: Neapolitan Ice Cream

Includes: Star Spangled Banner Lyrics

Menu Item Spotlight: Boiled Potatoes

1909-09-13 SS Rhein Breakfast Menu Card

Menu Cover, Breakfast Menu, Norddeutscer Lloyd Bremen SS Rhein - 1909

Date: Monday, 13 September 1909

Steamship Line: Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen

Featured Entrée: Salmon Balls

Other Featured Item: Poached Eggs on Toast

Includes: Insert of Colorful Graphic

Menu Item Spotlight: Boiled Potatoes

1910-05-27 SS Rhein Luncheon Menu

Front Cover, SS Rhein Luncheon Bill of Fare - 27 May 1910

Date: Friday, 27 May 1910

Steamship Line: Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen

Featured Entrée: Smoked Haddock

Other Featured Item: Swedish Apple Tart

Includes: English and German Versions of Menu

Menu Item Spotlight: Boiled Potatoes

1910-06-09 SS Caledonia Dinner Menu Card

Menu Card from the Anchor Line TSS Caledonia Second Cabin Dinner Menu, 1910

Date: Thursday, 9 June 1910

Steamship Line: Anchor Steamship Line

Featured Entrée: Boiled Halibut

Other Featured Item: Plum Pudding

Includes: Postcard

Menu Item Spotlight: Boiled Potatoes

1912-07-20 SS Scandinavian Dinner Menu

SS Scandinavian Dinner Bill of Fare Card 20 July 1912

Date: Saturday, 20 July 1912

Steamship Line: Allan Line

Featured Entrée: Roast Sirloin Of Beef

Other Featured Item: Plum Pudding

Menu Item Spotlight: Boiled Potatoes

1914-09-08 RMS Laconia Dinner Menu Card

Menu Card - Dinner Bill of Fare RMS Laconia 8 September 1914

Date: Tuesday, 8 September 1914

Steamship Line: Cunard Line

Featured Entrée: Lamb's Quarters

Featured Dessert: French Ice Cream

Includes: Notable Passengers who survived the Titanic and Lusitania

Menu Item Spotlight: Boiled Potatoes

1914-09-23 SS Red Cross Dinner Menu

Front Cover, Dinner Menu, Medical Personnel on the SS Red Cross of the Hamburg-America Line, Wednesday, 23 September 1914.

Date: Wednesday, 23 September 1914

Steamship Line: Hamburg-America Line

Featured Entrée: Boiled Salmon

Featured Dessert: Ice Cream

Includes: Link to Passenger List for this Voyage

Menu Item Spotlight: Boiled Potatoes

1919-07-06 RMS Celtic Dinner Menu Card

Menu Card, White Star Line RMS Celtic - 1919

Date: Sunday, 6 July 1919

Steamship Line: White Star Line

Featured Entrée: Boiled Salmon

Other Featured Item: Brandy & Hard Sauce

Includes: Handwritten Notations From the Passenger

Menu Item Spotlight: Boiled Potatoes

1920s - SS Stavangerfjord Farewell Dinner Menu

Front Cover, SS Stavangerfjord Third Class Farewell Dinner Menu from the 1920s.

Date: Not Stated (1920s)

Steamship Line: Norwegian-American Line

Featured Entrée: Roast Leg of Reindeer

Featured Dessert: Coupe Africaaine

Includes: Autogrphaphs from Four Passengers

Menu Item Spotlight: Fried Halibut with Brown Butter and Boiled Potatoes

1921-10-23 TSS Assyria Dinner Menu Card

Front Cover, Dinner Menu Card, PLClass Class on the TSS Assyria of the Anchor Line, 23 October 1921.

Date: 23 October 1921

Steamship Line: Anchor Steamship Line

Featured Entrée: Chicken à la Marengo

Other Featured Item: Plum Pudding

Menu Item Spotlight: Boiled Potatoes

1922-02-28 RMS Cameronia Royal Romance Dinner Menu

Menu Card, Dinner Menu, Anchor Line RMS Cameronia - 1922

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 1922

Steamship Line: Anchor Steamship Line

Featured Entrée: Lamb Cutlets

Other Featured Item: Bachelor's Pudding

Menu Item Spotlight: Boiled Potatoes

1922-08-24 SS Resolute Luncheon Menu

Menu Card, SS Resolute Luncheon Bill of Fare Card - 24 August 1922

Date: 24 August 1922

Steamship Line: United American Lines

Featured Entrée: Lobster Newbourg

Featured Dessert: Wine Jelly with Fruits

Menu Item Spotlight: Boiled Potatoes

1923-10-19 SS President Arthur Dinner Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Dinner Bill of Fare - 19 October 1923

Date: Friday, 19 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Boiled Beef Tongue à la Florentine

Featured Dessert: Isabella Cake

Includes: Music Concert Program, Menu Selections from German Passenger

Menu Item Spotlight: Boiled Potatoes

1923-10-21 SS President Arthur Dinner Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 21 October 1923

Date: Sunday, 21 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Roast Loin Pork Paysanne

Featured Dessert: Sponge Cake

Includes: Music Concert Program, Menu Item Selections from German Passenger

Menu Item Spotlight: Boiled Potatoes

1923-10-22 SS President Arthur Dinner Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 22 October 1923

Date: Monday, 22 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Patties à la Reine

Featured Dessert: Jelly Rolls

Includes: Music Concert Program

1923-10-23 SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu

SS President Arthur Breakfast Bill of Fare 23 October 1923

Date: Tuesday, 23 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Scrambled Eggs aux Crevettes

Other Featured Item: Fried Flounder

Includes: Concert on Promenade Deck Program

1923-10-23 SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Luncheon Bill of Fare - 23 October 1923

Date: Tuesday, 23 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Beef Roulade

Featured Dessert: Blueberry Pie

Includes: Menu Item Selections from German Passenger

1923-10-23 SS President Arthur Dinner Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 23 October 1923

Date: Tuesday, 23 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Roast Surrey Capon

Featured Dessert: Richelieu Cake

Includes: Music Concert Program, Menu Item Selections from German Passenger

1923-10-24 SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu

SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu 24 October 1923

Date: Tuesday, 24 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Force Cereal

Other Featured Item: Fried Codfish Steaks in Tomato Sauce

1923-10-24 SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu - 24 October 1923

Date: Wednesday, 24 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Baked Weakfish Créole

Featured Dessert: Lemon Pie

Includes: Menu Item Selections from German Passenger

1923-10-24 SS President Arthur Dinner Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 24 October 1923

Date: Wednesday, 24 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Veal Cutlets à la Pojarski

Other Featured Item: Brabanter Tart

Includes: Music Concert Program

1923-10-25 SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu

SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu 25 October 1923

Date: Thursday, 25 October 1923

Steamship Line: United Statese Lines

Featured Entrée: Fried Eel

Featured Dessert: Fresh Rolls

1923-10-25 SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu - 25 October 1923

Date: Thursday, 25 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Fried Flounder

Featured Dessert: Peach Pie

1923-10-25 SS President Arthur Dinner Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 25 October 1923

Date: Thursday, 25 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Croquettes of Beef Tenderloin

Other Featured Item: Raisin Tartlets

Includes: Music Concert Program

1923-10-26 SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu

SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu 26 October 1923

Date: Friday, 26 October 1923

Steamship Line: United Statese Lines

Featured Entrée: Mutton Chops

Featured Dessert: Stewed Prunes

1923-10-27 SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu

Breakfast Menu and Concert Program, SS President Arthur, United States Lines, October 27, 1923

Date: Saturday, 27 October 1923

Steamship Line: United Statese Lines

Featured Entrée: Fried Sole

Featured Dessert: Stewed Apples

Includes: Program for Concert on the Promenade Deck

1923-10-27 SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu - 27 October 1923

Date: Saturday, 27 October 1923

Steamship Line: United Statese Lines

Featured Entrée: Boiled Turbot

Featured Dessert: Blackberry Pie

1923-10-27 SS President Arthur Dinner Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 27 October 1923

Date: Saturday, 27 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Croquettes of Beef Tenderloin

Other Featured Item: Linzer Cake

Includes: Music Concert Program

1923-10-28 SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu

Breakfast Menu, SS President Arthur, United States Lines, October 28, 1923

Date: Sunday, 28 October 1923

Steamship Line: United Statese Lines

Featured Entrée: Rossini Eggs à la Turbigo

Featured Dessert: Stewed Peaches

1923-10-28 SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Luncheon Menu - 28 October 1923

Date: Sunday, 28 October 1923

Steamship Line: United Statese Lines

Featured Entrée: Filet of Sole

Featured Dessert: Apricot Pie

1923-10-28 SS President Arthur Dinner Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 28 October 1923

Date: Sunday, 28 October 1923

Steamship Line: United Statese Lines

Featured Entrée: Salmi of Gosling Chipolatas

Other Featured Item: Wiener Cake

Includes: Music Concert Program

1923-10-29 SS President Arthur Dinner Menu

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 29 October 1923

Date: Monday, 29 October 1923

Steamship Line: United States Lines

Featured Entrée: Broiled Sea Bass

Other Featured Item: Roast Veal with Stuffing

Includes: Music Concert Program

1923-11-01 SS President Arthur Breakfast Menu

Breakfast Menu, SS President Arthur, United States Lines, November 1, 1923

Date: Thursday, 1 November 1923

Steamship Line: United Statese Lines

Featured Entrée: Shirred Eggs Meyerbeer

Featured Dessert: Stewed Prunes

Includes: What the German Passenger Ordered from the Menu

1925-06-30 SS Bremen Daily Menu Card

SS Bremen Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 30 June 1925

Date: 30 June 1925

Steamship Line: North German Lloyd

Featured Entrée: Roast Leg of Mutton

Featured Dessert: Currant Ice Cream

1925-07-02 SS Bremen Daily Menu Card

SS Bremen Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 2 July 1925

Date: 2 July 1925

Steamship Line: North German Lloyd

Featured Entrée: Chicken Poulette

Featured Dessert: Pineapple Ice Cream

Includes: Music Concert Program

 

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