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The “Spotless Fleet”

S.S. Nieuw Amsterdam


This feature will be completely updated in the near future with brand new photographic

and & exciting artistic material never seen before, as well as additional historic information!


This page contains wonderful memories of her graceful interiors. Descriptions are located below each photo. Enjoy the beauty of this grand liner.


 The elegant SS Nieuw Amsterdam


 Main Hall




 Grand Hall


 Smoking Room


The grand Dinning Room


Promenade  Deck


 Leather abounds in this bar


 Many called this the “happy lounge” – It was one of the most popular rooms


 The cinema before Cinemascope was introduced



Above and below: Writing Rooms and Libraries




 Indoor Pool on E Deck


 Promenade Deck forward


 Lounge of the Surinam Suite




A standard cabin




 Schedules & Fares: 1938 – 1938 - 1963


 She was grand right to the end!


SS Nieuw Amsterdam Index:

Page One The ships history 1937 to 1974.

Photo Album View her fine interiors as well as exterior shots - This Page.

Photo Album Photographs provided by Ton van der Meer.



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Photographs on ssmaritime and associate pages are by the author or from the author’s private collection. In addition there are some images that have been provided by Shipping Companies and private photographers or collectors. Credit is given to all contributors. However, there are some photographs provided to me without details regarding the photographer/owner concerned. I hereby invite if owners of these images would be so kind to make them-selves known to me (my email address may be found on, in order that due credit may be given.

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