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Royal Holland Lloyd

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1899 Founded to carry cattle and cargo between Amsterdam and South America.

1903 The cattle trade ceased when the British Government prohibited the import of live cattle due to the outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Argentina

1906 the company started taking emigrants from Amsterdam to Buenos Aires.

Between 1917 and 1919 the company also made a few calls at New York.

1935 Passenger services ceased after 1935

The company continued to run a cargo service to South America

1970 incorporated in the NEDLLOYD group.

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