German American, History Highlights

Norddeutscher Lloyd of Bremen was the primary means of┬átransporting German emigrants to America

Before WWI they were on top of the world. The North German Lloyd company, NDL, was founded in Bremen in 1857 and developed into one of the two most important German shipping companies of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Operating out of Bremen, it became the primary means of transporting German emigrants to America, and also was instrumental… Continue reading Norddeutscher Lloyd of Bremen was the primary means of┬átransporting German emigrants to America