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Port of Hamburg Passenger Lists

Hamburg is a major transport hub in Northern Germany and is one of the most affluent cities in Europe. Hamburg became a city-state within the North German Confederation (1866–71), the German Empire (1871–1918) and during the period of the Weimar Republic (1919–33).

Hamburg experienced its fastest growth during the second half of the 19th century, when its population more than quadrupled to 800,000 as the growth of the city's Atlantic trade helped make it Europe's second largest port.

With Albert Ballin as its director, the Hamburg-America Line became the world's largest transatlantic shipping company around the start of the 20th century. Shipping companies sailing to South America, Africa, India and East Asia were based in the city.

Hamburg was the departure port for most Germans and Eastern Europeans to emigrate to the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Trading communities from all over the world established themselves here.

The Port of Hamburg Passenger Lists are Organized by Date, Steamship Line, Steamship or Ocean Liner, Class of Passengers (Saloon, First, Second, Cabin, Single Class, Tourist, Third or Steerage) and the route of the voyage.

The listing may also contain other voyages that Terminated or stopped at the Port of Hamburg.

Due to page size constraints, we have arbitarily paginated our Hamburg Passenger Lists Listings into Two Pages

  1. Passenger Lists, Port of Hamburg 1881-1925
  2. Passenger Lists, Port of Hamburg 1926-1939

Each Ships List contains Steamship Line, Steamship, Class of Passengers, Date of Departure, Route and Commander,

Some Ships Lists also contain Notes, and Notable Passengers.

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