Vintage Breakfast Menus - Steamships and Ocean Liners
Vintage breakfast menus from the steamships and ocean liners from 1898 through 1955. View the wide variety of offerings in each bill of fare from various classes of passengers. Excellent graphics and menu layouts can provide ideas for your own special event breakfast menu.
Nineteenth Century Menu Card with a Liquor by the Drink List on the reverse side, served on board the R.M.S. Campania of the Cunard Line. Breakfast menu featured Fried Plaice, Broiled Finnan Haddin and Smoked Wiltshire Bacon.
Breakfast Menu for the steamship Deutschland of the Hamburg-American Line featured a typical American fare including Buckwheat Pancakes, Omelots, Ham, Bacon, in addition to Rumpsteak, Calf's Liver and Grilled Vienna Sausages.
This breakfast menu is for an unamed class of passengers for the 3 September 1909 westbound voyage of the S.S. Rhein of the Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen Steamship Line. The menu is written in English and German.
Breakfast menu card from the steamship Laconia on a Westbound voyage from Liverpool to Boston, arriving in Boston on 9 September 1914 featuring Grilled Cod Steaks and Yarmouth Bloaters
Post World War I Breakfast Menu Card from the R.M.S. Celtic of the White Star Line offers typical breakfast fare of Eggs, Saratoga Potatoes, Broiled Wiltshire Bacon and Broiled Palethorpe Sausage with Savoury Rice.
October 1923 Breakfast Menu from the S.S. President Arthur of the United States Lines featured fruits, Cereals, Fish, Eggs & Pancakes, Meats, Mutton Chops, Potatoes and Toast.
October 27th 1923 Breakfast Menu and Concert Program on the President Arthur of the United States Lines offered Salted Cod and Fried Sole along with Stewed Apples for the Day's addition to standard American breakfast fare.
Sunday's Breakfast Menu from October 28, 1923 offered Fried Codfish Steak, Fried Flounder, Rossini Eggs à la Turbigo and Diamond Stew in addition to traditional American fare.
November 1923 Breakfast Menu from the S..S. President Arthur featured Omelette à la Jurassienne, Shirred Eggs Meyerbeer, and Fricandelles, Onion Sauce in addition to tradational American fare.
Elegant Breakfast menu from the Cunard Line R.M.S. Berengaria from Friday, 9 August 1927 on an Eastbound Voyage from New York to Southampton. Extensive menu selections including Brands of cereal popular in the late 1920s.
This is a Breakfast menu from Cabin Class for the 31 March 1928 Westbound Voyage of the Minnekahda from London to New York. Includes some wonderful selections from that era like Devilled Mutton Kidneys and Minced Lamb on Toast.
A rather expansive menu greeted passengers on the morning of Thursday, 18 July 1929 that featured Omelettes, Hashed Turkey -- Creole style and American and Wiltshire Smoked and Pale Bacon.
Breakfast Menu Card On Board the T.S.S. Calfornia of the Anchor Line for Sunday, 1 June 1930 featuring traditional breakfast choices and Suate of Ox Kidney, Fried Smelts and Kippered Herring.
1931 Menu Card from the Cunard Line R.M.S. Franconia II offered an extensive array of the typical American breakfast fare including fruit, cereal, eggs, bacon, sausage, toast and preserves.
Tourist Class Breakfast Menu Card from Norddeutscher Lloyd (North German Lloyd) on their steamship S.S. Bremen for Thursday, 21 September 1933. Written in German and English, the meal featured Fruit, Juices, Cereal, Eggs, Hash, Ham, Bacon and Fried Potatoes.
Colorful breakfast menu card from the S.S. President Harding offered a Third Cabin viewpoint through the passenger's diary of the day written on the back of the menu.
Rare Breakfast Menu Card from the American Merchant Lines featured Salmon Fish Cake, Grilled Yorkshire Ham, and Chipped Smoked Beef in Cream.
Beautiful graphic Dinner Menu dating from 1936 from the S.S. Hamburg of the Hamburg-American Line offer traditional American fare plus sirloin steaks, german fried potatoes, and Bologna.
July 1937 Elaborate Breakfast Menu for passengers on board the S.S. Hamburg of the Hamburg-American Line offers the standard American fare plus German favorites.
Third Class Breakfast Menu from October 1937 on the S.S. Europa of the Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen presents standard American fare in a graphically illustrated menu with eloquent typography.
Tourist Class Breakfast Menu Card from S.S. Empress of France, Canadian Pacific, for Tuesday, 25 October 1949 offered typical menu selections plus Fried Flounder, Smoked Cod and Broiled Streaky Bacon.
1952 Breakfast Menu Card from the R.M.S. Queen Mary of the Cunard Line offered standard American breakfast fare and treasures like Sauté of Kidney and Finnan Haddie in Milk.
This 1955 Breakfast Menu Card from the Cunard Franconia II offered passengers typical American breakfast fare including fruit, cereal, eggs, bacaon, toast and marmalade.