North Bergen in Hudson County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Hoboken Docks Fire Memorial
In Hoboken Am 30ten Juni, 1900
In Treuer Pflichterfüllung Gebliebenen Angestellten
Der Norddeutsche Lloyd.
In Hoboken on the 30th of June, 1900
Employees who Remained Faithful to their Duties
The North German Lloyd.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is June 30, 1900.
Location. 40° 47.479′ N, 74° 1.665′ W. Marker is in North Bergen, New Jersey, in Hudson County. Marker can be reached from 1 north of 54th Street, on the right when traveling north. Located in the Hoboken Cemetery section of the Flower Hill Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5500 Tonnele Avenue, North Bergen NJ 07047, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. North Bergen World War I Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Naters Memorial Park (approx. 1.3 miles away); Pietro di Donato (approx. 1.4 Prisoner of War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Eldorado Amusement Park (approx. 1.4 miles away); Secaucus World War II Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away); Secaucus War Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away); Weehawken Korea and Vietnam Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away).
Regarding Hoboken Docks Fire Memorial. The memorial is above mass grave containing unidentifiable bodies of the victims. The plaque lists the names of the dead and missing from the North German Lloyd shipping company. Three of the company's major transatlantic liners were heavily damaged and a most of its piers and warehouses destroyed.
Also see . . . 1900 Hoboken Docks fire (Wikipedia). (Submitted on April 20, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 20, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.