MS St. Louis captain's hat
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Herbert Karliner
Captain's hat worn by Captain Gustav Schröder of the MS St. Louis, captain of the ship on its ill-fated voyage that left Hamburg, Germany, on May 13, 1939, for Cuba, from where it was forced to return a few weeks later to Europe. The cap was given to Herbert Karliner, a twelve year old passenger on that voyage, by Rolf Ernst Schroeder, Captain Schröder's nephew, at a reunion of MS St. Louis survivors in 1989.
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