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Royal Netherlands Steamship Company (KNSM) History and Ephemera

Royal Netherlands Steamship Company (KNSM) History and Ephemera

Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maatschappij, Amsterdam (KNSM ) / Royal Netherlands Steamship Co.

This long established Dutch shipping company was one of the really great Caribbean, Central American and South American traders with a very big fleet. Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maats (KNSM) was founded on 1st October 1856 by a group of Dutch entrepreneurs. KSNM provided cargo and passenger services from Northern Europe to the West Indies, Central and South America.

Documents in the Archives

  • 1936-08-17 List of First and Second Class Passengers, SS Oranje Nassau, Curacao to Unstated Destination (Possibly The Dominican Republic), Captain P. F. Smit.
  • 1936-08-22 Farewell Dinner Menu, SS Oranje Nassau. Photograph of Voledam Children in National Dress. Postcard on reverse side. (Postcard with detachable Menu)
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