Stewards aboard the North German Lloyd passenger liner COLUMBUS, 1930’s. Photo: Hanns Tschira/ Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum.
The Swedish cruise ship Gripsholm of the Svenska Amerika Linien leaving Amsterdam, 1966
Photo: Ben Burgers/National Maritime Museum Amsterdam
Sunbathing on board a ferry of the Swedish shipping company Tor Line, ca. 1975
Photo: Ben Burgers/National Maritime Museum Amsterdam.
Passengers on a local route in Ryfylke, Norway 1960. These ships also carried fresh meat, milk, vegetables and fruit to be sold at the market in Stavanger.
Photo: Børge Kalvig/ MUST-Stavanger Maritime Museum.
Passengers on board the coastal route “Kronprinsesse Matha” of Stavanger. The coastal routes in Norway prospered between the two world wars, particularly the routes between Oslo, Stavanger and Bergen. The coastal ship companies maintained high standards on their vessels for the transport of passengers and fresh local produce. Photo: DSD/ MUST-Stavanger Maritime Museum.
Passengers Sunbathing on the Deck of St Ninian (II) c.1960.
The ‘North Boats’ ferries sail between Aberdeen and the northern Scottish islands of Orkney & Shetland, a route not known for sunny weather. These passengers, however, are making the most of the short summer cruise to enjoy the modern pastime of sunbathing.
Photo: Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums Collections.
Bell boys aboard the North German Lloyd passenger liner COLUMBUS or BREMEN, 1930’s. Photo: Hanns Tschira/ Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum.
Crew cabin aboard the North German Lloyd passenger liner COLUMBUS, 1930’s. Photo: Hanns Tschira/ Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum.