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)