North German Lloyd

The Last Ocean Liners


North German Lloyd The French troopship Pasteur was rebuilt as the West German flagship Bremen, and introduced by Norddeutscher Lloyd on the North Atlantic run in July 1959 from New York to Cherbourg, Southampton (6 days) and Bremerhaven (7 days). In the coldest months of winter, Bremen offered some cruises from New York to the Caribbean.

North German Lloyd North German Lloyd billed her as a "seagoing hotel" with endless amenities for a relaxed crossing. First class public rooms were high on Veranda deck, including an observation lounge, ballroom, library, card room and cocktail lounge which all reflected the calm elegance of a private club. The larger Tourist class extended most of the height and length of the Bremen, offering the cheer and warmth of a vacation resort.

"From chief steward to bell boy ... unobtrusive service is a byword on the BREMEN. But the ship's company is warm and friendly and most important, always there when you want them."

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Bremen - 1939 - North German Lloyd
Bremen North German Lloyd
Built: 1939 by Penhoet, St Nazaire, France Gross tons: 32336 Length: 697ft (212m) Width: 88ft (27m) Depth: 30ft (9m) Speed: 23kn Power: 60000 shp Propulsion: Steam turbines quadruple screw Passengers: 216 First 906 Tourist End of service: Sold 1971