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German East-Africa line (German Shipping Company)

Deutsch(e) Ost-Afrika Linie, Hamburg

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[Deutsch Ost-Afrika Linie] image by Jorge Candeias, 10 Jan 2005 See also:

Deutsch Ost-Afrika Linie

Image from "The dumpy book of ships and the sea" (ed. Henry Sampson, published by Sampson Low, London, circa 1957).", captioned: Deutsch Ost-Afrika Linie.
James Dignan, 8 Oct 2003

German East-Africa line, Hamburg. - Shipping company. Started 19 Apr 1890 by the companies C Woermann, F. Laeisz, August Bolten and Hansing & Co in connection with the acquisition of the "German East Africa" colony. Beginning in 1891 weekly trips from Hamburg by the Mediterranean to Bombay-Zanzibar (1892). In 1914 its fleet consisted of 22 steamers with approx. 110000 BRT. After 1920 reconstruction. 1941 bought the cigarette manufacturer Hermann Reemtsma and passed it on later to Hamburg tank shipowner John T. Essberger. Since then the German East Africa line has operated German Africa lines.
Sourse: this webpage.
Phil Nelson, 8 Oct 2003

Deutsche Ost-Afrika Linie #2

[Deutsche Ost-Afrika Linie variant] image by Jarig Bakker, 13 Jan 2006

Deutsche Ost-Afrika Linie, Hamburg - Flydiagonal flag of yellow, black, white and red; in canton black "DOAL".
Image after Brown's Flags and Funnels Shipping Companies of the World, compiled by J.L. Loughran, Glasgow, 1995 [lgr95]
Jarig Bakker, 13 Jan 2006