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Daily Menu Illustrations from Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen

Daily menus were commonly used for third class or steerage passengers on steamships. The offerings for each meal were very limited compared to those in the first and second class. Daily menus were phased out as each steamship line transistioned from transporting immigrants to transporting tourists.

Front Cover, SS Bergensfjord Daily Menu - 5 September 1936

SS Bergensfjord Daily Menu - 5 September 1936

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SS Bremen Breakfast Menu Card 27 June 1925

SS Bremen Daily Menu Card 27 June 1925

Vintage Daily Menu Card from 27 June 1925 on board the S.S. Bremen of the North German Lloyd that featured Fried Eggs with Bacon for Breakfast, Fried Homemade Sausage for Lunch, and Boeuf à la Mode for Dinner. Coffee and Berlin Doughnuts were offered for an afternoon snack.

SS Bremen Breakfast Menu Card 29 June 1925

SS Bremen Daily Menu Card 29 June 1925

Vintage Daily Menu Card from 29 June 1925 on board the S.S. Bremen of the North German Lloyd that featured Boiled Eggs and German Pancakes for Breakfast, Boiled Brisket Beef, Mustard Sauce for Lunch, and Breaded Pork Chops - Red Cabbage for Dinner. Coffee and Fancy Cake were offered as an afternoon snack.

SS Bremen Breakfast Menu Card 30 June 1925

SS Bremen Daily Menu Card 30 June 1925

Vintage Daily Menu Card from 30 June 1925 on board the S.S. Bremen of the North German Lloyd that featured Ham and Eggs for Breakfast, Braised Ox-Tail for Lunch, and Roast Leg of Mutton for Dinner. Coffee and Silesian Short Cake were offered as an afternoon snack.

SS Bremen Breakfast Menu Card 2 July 1925

SS Bremen Daily Menu Card 2 July 1925

Vintage Daily Menu Card from 2 July 1925 on board the S.S. Bremen of the North German Lloyd that featured Bacon and Eggs for Breakfast, Sauerkraut and Mashed Potatoes for Lunch, and Chicken Poulette, Rice with Asparagus for Dinner. Coffee and Short Cake were offered as an afternoon snack. The reverse side of the Menu Card presented the Music Concert Program on the Promenade Deck.

SS Bremen Breakfast Menu Card 3 July 1925

SS Bremen Daily Menu Card 3 July 1925

Vintage Daily Menu Card from 3 July 1925 on board the S.S. Bremen of the North German Lloyd that featured Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes for Breakfast, Boiled Leg of Lamb, Caper Sauce for Lunch, and Roast Leg of Pork for Dinner. Coffee and Fancy Cake were offered as an afternoon snack.

SS Bremen Breakfast Menu Card 4 July 1925

SS Bremen Daily Menu Card 4 July 1925

Vintage Daily Menu Card from 4 July 1925 on board the S.S Bremen of the North German Lloyd that featured Omelette aux Confitures for Breakfast, German Pot Roast with Potato Dumplings for Lunch, and Roast Fricandeau of Veal for Dinner. Coffee and Silesian Short Cake were offered as an afternoon snack.

SS Bremen Breakfast Menu Card 5 July 1925

SS Bremen Daily Menu Card 5 July 1925

Vintage Daily Menu Card from 5 July 1925 on board the S.S. Bremen of the Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen (North German Lloyd) featured typical breakfast fare, Halibut in Aspic for Lunch, and Entre-Côte for Dinner. They also offered an Afternoon snack of Chocolate and Stollen.

Front, SS Bremen Daily Menu Postcard - 9 January 1926

SS Bremen Daily Menu Postcard - 9 January 1926

Vintage Daily Menu Postcard in German from 9 January 1926 on board the S.S. Bremen of the North German Lloyd featured Sautéed Liver, Spicy Sauce, Fried Potatoes fpr Breakfast, Roast Pork - Red Cabbage - Potato Sauce for Lunch, and Wiener Rostbraten, Princess Potatoes for Dinner. The reverse side is a postally unused postcard.

Vintage Menu, Hamburg-American Line, S.S. Deutschland, 30 September 1927

SS Deutschland Daily Menu Card - 30 September 1927

Vintage Third Class Daily Menu Card from Date on board the S.S. Deutschland of the Hamburg-American Line featured Boiled Eggs for Breakfast, Braised Fillet of Fish for Dinner, and Matjes Herrings, Bacon Sauce for Supper.

Allan Line R.M.S. Virginian Daily Menu Card, Second Cabin - 9 June 1906

RMS Virginian Daily Menu Card - 9 June 1906

Vintage Second Cabin Daily Menu Card from 9 June 1906 on board the R.M.S. Virginian of the Allan Line featured Beefsteak and Onions for Breakfast, Roast Goose, Apple Sauce for Dinner, and Preserved Salmon for Tea.

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