Buttons of the Shipping Cº's, Ferries, Etc.

Compiled by . . . Tim Burt, Hamwic House, PO Box 895, Elora, ON, Canada, N0B 1S0 UK - Merchant Navy - Generic Issues

Britain's Merchant Navy Generic Design Issue See also RN Polo Assoc In use 1900 - 2000's

Britain's Merchant Navy Generic Design Issue In use 1900 - 2000's

Britain's Merchant Navy Generic Design Issue In use 1900 - 2000's

Britain's Merchant Navy Generic Design Issue In use 1900 - 2000's

Britain's Merchant Navy Generic Design Issue In use 1900 - 2000's

Britain's Merchant Navy Generic Design Issue In use 1900 - 2000's Ship's Officer Button Made by - English Made

Britain's Merchant Navy Generic Design Issue In use 1900 - 2000's Ship's Officer Button Made by - Fast Shank * * *

Britain's Merchant Navy Generic Design Issue In use 1940 - 2000's Ship's Crew Button Made by - Gaunt, London

YACHT CLUBS

UNITED KINGDOM Royal Northern Yacht Club Glasgow, Scotland In use 1837 - 1901 YC Member's Button

UNITED KINGDOM Royal Ulster Yacht Club Belfast, Ireland In use 1837 - 1901 YC Member's Button

UNITED KINGDOM Royal Windermere Y C Bowness-on-Windermere UK In use Post 1953 YC Member's Button

UK - " A "

UNITED KINGDOM MN - Alfred Holt Ltd In use 1865 - 1967 Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM MN - Anchor Line In use 1900 - 1960s Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM MN - Anchor Line In use 1900 - 1960s Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM MN - Anglo Chinese Line In use 1900 - 1940s Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM Admiralty Civil Police In use 1940 - 1949

UK - " B "

UNITED KINGDOM MN - Blue Star Line Ltd In use 1911 - 1998 Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM Bowring S. S. Cº Ltd 1880 - 1940 Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM British India Steam Nav. Cº 1862 - 1920's Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM Booth Line 1900 - 1960's Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM MN - Brit Rail Ferries In use 1970 - 1990 Ship's Crew Button

UK - " B "

UNITED KINGDOM Bullard King & Cº In use 1850 - 1960s Ship's Officer Button

UK - " C "

UNITED KINGDOM MN - Cunard Line In use 1860 - 1900 ? Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM MN - Cunard Line In use 1860 - 1934 ? Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM MN - Cunard Line In use 1860 - 1934 ? Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM Charente Steamship Cº In use 1884 - 1950 Ship's Officer Button

UK - " C "

UNITED KINGDOM MN - Cunard Line In use 1957 - Current ? Ship's Officer's Button

UNITED KINGDOM MN - Cunard Line In use 1957 - Current ? Ship's Crew Button

UNITED KINGDOM C & D Line Ltd. Commonwealth & Dominion Line In use 1914 - 1937 ?

UNITED KINGDOM Currie Line Ltd. In use 1880 - 1913 ? Ship's Officer Button

UK - " D "

UNITED KINGDOM Docks & Inland Waterways In use 1960s - 1990s ? Employee's Button

UK - " H "

UNITED KINGDOM Houlder Line Ltd. In use 1849 - 1960s ? Ship's Officer Button

UK - " L "

UNITED KINGDOM Loch Tay Steamship Cº Date ? Crew Button

UK - " M "

UNITED KINGDOM Mersey Docks & harbours In use 1930s - 1990s ? Ship's Officer Button

UK - " O"

UNITED KINGDOM Orient Line In use 1900s - 1950 Ship's Crew Button

UK - " P "

UNITED KINGDOM Penninsula & Orient Line In use 1900s - 1970s ? Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM Port Line In use 1937 - 1970s ? Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM Port Line In use 1937 - 1970s ? Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM P&O Line In use 1920 - 1940s Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM P&O Line In use 1950 - 1980s Ship's Officer Button

UK - " P "

UNITED KINGDOM P&O Princess Cruise Line In use 1965 - 2000s Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM Prince Line Ltd. In use 1885 - 1969 Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM Prince Line Ltd. In use 1885 - 1969 Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM P.B.C.P. Steamship Cº In use 1884 - 1950 ? Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM Pacific Steam Navigation Cº In use 1938 - 1985 Ship's Officer Button

UK - " R"

UNITED KINGDOM Royal Mail Steam Packet Cº In use 1900s - 1950 Ship's Crew Button

UK - " S "

UNITED KINGDOM Silversea Cruise Line In use 1992 - 2000s Ship's Crew Button

UK - " T "

UNITED KINGDOM Trinidad Line In use 1900s - 1940s ? Ship's Crew Button

UK - "U"

UNITED KINGDOM Union Castle Line In use 1899 - 1978 Ship's Officer Button

UNITED KINGDOM Ulleswater Steam Navigation Cº Date ? Crew Button

UK - " W "

UK - Britain War Office Steam Packet Cº Renamed Bristol S.N.Cº In use 1821 - 1836

UNITED KINGDOM MN - Wigram Line In use 1870 - 1910 ? Ship's Officer's Button

UNITED KINGDOM MN - White Star Line In use 1860s - 1934 ? Ship's Officers Button

UNITED KINGDOM MN - White Star Line - Repro In use 1860s - 1934 ? Ship's Officers Button

UNITED KINGDOM Wallasey Ferries, Liverpool In use 1900 - 1960s ? Ship's Officer Button

UK - " W "

UNITED KINGDOM Woodside Ferry Birkenhead Date ?

UNITED KINGDOM Windemere United Steam Yacht Cº Date ?

Officers Button

Officers Button

AUSTRIA

AUSTRIA MN Generic Issue In use 1880 - 1918 Ship's Officer Button

BELGIUM

BERMUDA

BELGIUM Red Star Line In use 1900 - 1950s Ship's Officer Button

BERMUDA Bermuda-Atlantic Line In use 1900 - 1950s ? Ship's Crew Button

CANADA

CANADA Marine Service Canada In use 1953 - 1960s Ship's Crew Button

CANADA Marconi International Marine Radio Officer's Button In use Early 1900s - 1940s ?

CANADA Marconi International Marine Radio Officer's Button In use Early 1900s - 1940s ?

CANADA L. O. & B. of Quebec Steamboat Cº Ltd In use 1860s- 1890s ? Ship's Officer Button

CANADA Yarmouth Steamship Cº In use 1887 - 1910 ? Ship's Crew Button

CANADA Canadian Pacific SS Line In use 1880 - 2000s Ship's Officer Button Made by - Unknown Early Version

CANADA Canadian Pacific SS Line In use 1880 - 2000s Ship's Officer Button Made by - Unknown Later Version

CANADA Canadian Australasian Line Owned by C.P.Shipping Lines In use 1920 - 1950s ? Ship's Officer Button

CANADA Canadian Merchant Navy Blazer Jacket In use 1920 - 1990s ? All Ranks Button

GERMANY

GERMANY Hamburg American Line H.A.P.A.G. In use 1900 - 1990s Ship's Crew Button

GERMANY North German Lloyd Bremen In use 1900 - 1950s Ship's Crew Button

GERMANY H.S.D.G. Shipping Line Hamburg-Südamerikanische Dampfschifffahrts -Gesellschaft In use 1900 - 1950s Ship's Crew Button

GERMANY Inland Train Ferries In use 1900 - 1950s Ship's Officer's Button

GERMANY Hamseatic Schiffarhts GbH Hamburg In use 1900 - 1950s ? Ship's Officer Button

GERMANY Argo Line - Bremen (Ex N.German Lloyd) In use 1897 - 1950s Ship's Crew Button

GERMANY Hanso Line - Bremen In use 1881 - 1960s Ship's Crew Button

GERMANY Neptun Line - Bremen In use 1900 - 1950s ? Ship's Crew Button

GERMANY D.A.L. German Africa Line In use 1900 - 2000 ? Ship's Crew Button

GERMANY Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1900 - 1950s ? Ship's Officer Button

GERMANY Poseidon Schiffarhts GbH Hamburg In use 1950 - 1980s Ship's Officer Button

GERMANY Rickmers Rhederei A. G. Bremerhaven In use 1900 - 1950s ? Ship's Officer Button

INDIA

ISRAEL

INDIA Unidentified Indian Shipping Line In use 1900 - 1950s ? Ship's Officer Button

ISRAEL El Yam Bulk Carriers Ltd Haifa, Israel In use 1967 - 2000s Ship's Officer Button

NETHERLANDS

NETHERLANDS Holland America Line ( N. A. S. M. ) In use 1870 - 1990s Ship's Officer Button

NETHERLANDS Holland America Line ( N. A. S. M. ) In use 1870 - 1990s Ship's Crew Button

NETHERLANDS Holland America Cruises In use 1980 - 2000s Ship's Officer Button

NETHERLANDS Holland America Cruises In use 1980 - 2000s Ship's Crew Button

NETHERLANDS Van Uden, Gebr' N.V. Rotterdam In use 1900 - 1950s ? Ship's Officer Button

NETHERLANDS

NETHERLANDS Wilhelmsen Line In use 1920 - 1999 Ship's Crew Button

NETHERLANDS Royal Rotterdam Lloyd Line In use 1890s - 2000s Ship's Crew Button

NETHERLANDS Royal Netherlands SS Cº In use 1856 - 1981 Ship's Crew Button

NEW ZEALAND

NORWAY

NEW ZEALAND Union Steam Ship Cº In use 1930 - 1980 Ship's Officer Button

NEW ZEALAND NZ & Fed' Steam Nav' Cº In use 1900 - 1950s Ship's Officer Button

Norway Norwegian Cruise Lines NCL - (owned by Kloster) In use 1990s - 2000s ? Ship's Officer Button

POLAND

POLAND Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1950 - 1980 Ship's Crew Button

SOUTH AFRICA

SOUTH AFRICA African Royal Mail Line In use 1970s - 1990s Ship's Officer Button

TURKEY

TURKEY Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1930 - 1960 Ship's Crew Button

TURKEY Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1930 - 1960 Ship's Crew Button

MN - USA - " A "

USA Aloha Pacific Cruise Lines Ship - M for " Monterey " In use 1988 - 1989 Ship's Crew Button

USA American Line In use 1893 - 1902 Ship's Crew Button

USA American Line In use 1900 - 1950s ? Ship's Crew Button

USA Alaska Stem Ship Cº In use 1895 - 1970 Ship's Crew Button

USA American Republic Lines ARL - In use 1920 - 1950 ? Ship's Crew Button

MN - USA - " A "

USA ALCOA Steamship Line In use 1917 - 2000s Ship's Crew Button Ship's Officers Button

USA Admiral Orient Line In use 1910 - 1940s ? Ship's Officer Button

USA Baltimor & Carolina Steam Ship Cº In use 1900 - 1950s ? Ship's Crew Button

USA A D Steamer Line In use 1890 - 1930s Ship's Officer Button

MN - USA - " A "

USA Atlantic Steamship Lines In use 1880 - 1920s ? Ship's Officer Button

USA Atlantic Steamship Lines In use 1880 - 1920s ? Ship's Officer Button

MN - USA - " B "

USA B & P Steam Boat Cº In use 1844 - 1850s ? Ship's Crew Button Ship's Officers Button

USA Atlantic Steamship Lines In use 1880 - 1920s ? Ship's Officer Button

USA Atlantic Steamship Lines In use 1880 - 1920s ? Ship's Officer Button

MN - USA - " C "

USA Crystal Cruise Lines (owned by Kloster) In use 1988 - 2000s Ship's Crew Button

USA Crown Cruise Lines In use 1988 - 2000s Ship's Officer Button

USA Catalina Line In use 1924 - 2000s Ship's Officer Button

USA Cosmopolitan Shipping Line In use 1930s - 1940s Ship's Officer Button

USA Chesapeake Steam Ship Cº In use 1860 - 1941 Ship's Crew Button Made by - Waterbury

MN - USA - " C "

USA Columbian Steamship Line In use 1923 - 1938 Ship's Crew Button

USA Central Line Steamers In use 1880s - 1910 ? Ship's Crew Button

USA Casco Bay Steamboat Cº In use 1878 - 1907 Ship's Officer Button

USA Clyde Steamship Cº In use 1844 - 1932 Ship's Crew Button

MN - USA - " D "

USA Disney Cruise Lines In use 1990s - 2000s Ship's Crew Button

USA Delta Line In use 1965 - 1985 Ship's Officer Button

USA Dollar Steamship Line In use 1895 - 1938 Ship's Crew Button

USA Dollar Steamship Line In use 1895 - 1938 Ship's Crew Button

USA Dollar Steamship Line In use 1895 - 1938 Ship's Crew Button

MN - USA - " E "

USA Eastern Steam Ship Lines Inc.A383 In use 1901 - 1960s ? Ship's Officers Button

USA ESSO Shipping Cº In use 1950 - 1958 Ship's Crew Button

USA Export S S Cº American Export Lines In use 1919 - 1977 Ship's Officer Button

MN - USA - " G "

USA Grace Line In use 1890 - 1969 Ship's Crew Button Ship's Officers Button

USA Green Star Line In use 1900 - 1930s ? Ship's Crew Button

USA Great Northern S S Cº In use 1900 - 1917 Ship's Officer Button

USA Great Northern Pacific S S Cº In use 1913 - 1917 Ship's Crew Button

USA Generic Type In use 1930 - 1950s ? Officer's Tunic Button

MN - USA - " H "

USA Hudson River Night Line In use 1861 - 1941 Ship's Officer Button

USA Hawaii Textron Line In use 1956 - 1959 Ship's Officer Button

MN - USA - " I "

USA Interlake Steamship Cº In use 1913 - 2000s Ship's Crew Button Ship's Officers Button

USA Isthmian Steam Ship Lines In use 1910 - 1968 Ship's Crew Button

MN - USA - " J "

USA Joy Steamship Cº In use 1899 - 1907 Ship's Officer Button

MN - USA - " L "

USA Lampert & Holt Steam Ship Cº In use 1865 - 1930s Ship's Crew Button

USA Lorillard Line In use 1900 - 1950s ? Ship's Officers Button

USA Maine Steamship Cº In use 1880s - 1920s ? Ship's Crew Button

MN - USA - " M "

USA Moore-McCormick SS Line In use 1920s - 1980s ? Ship's Crew Button

USA Military Sea Transport Service In use 1940 - 1990s Ship's Crew Button

USA Mystic Steamship Cº In use 1900 - 1940s ? Ship's Officer Button

USA Mallory S S Cº In use 1866 - 1932 Ship's Officer Button

USA Metropolitan Steamship Cº In use 1866 - 1911 Ship's Officer Button

MN - USA - " M "

USA Munson Steamship Line In use 1899 - 1939 Ship's Officer Button

MN - USA - " N "

USA - New York - NY Newburgh Ferry In use 1911 - 1990s Ship's Crew Button

USA New York & Puerto Rico Steam Ship Cº - B = Bull Line In use 1923 - 1938 Ship's Crew Button

USA Munson Steamship Line In use 1899 - 1939 Ship's Officer Button

USA Old Dominion Steamship Cº In use 1867 - 1945 Ship's Officer Button

USA Unidentified Shipping Cº In use 1930 - 1950s ? Ship's Officer Button

MN - USA - " O "

USA New York Steam Ship Cº In use 1859 - 1890s ? Ship's Officer Button

MN - USA - " O "

USA Ore Steamship Corporation In use 1927 - 1976 Ship's Officer Button

USA Old Dominion Steamship Cº In use 1867 - 1945 Ship's Officer Button

USA New York Steam Ship Cº In use 1859 - 1890s ? Ship's Officer Button

MN - USA - " P "

USA Pacific Mail Steam Ship Cº In use 1870 - 1930s Ship's Officers Button

USA Pacific Mail Steam Ship Cº In use 1870 - 1930s Ship's Officers Button

USA Providence & Stonington Steam Ship Cº In use 1875 - 1930s Ship's Crew Button

USA Pacific Mail Steam Ship Cº In use 1865 - 1930s Ship's Crew Button

USA Princess Cruise Lines In use 1990 - 2000s Ship's Crew Button

MN - USA - " P "

USA Princess Cruise Lines In use 1984 - 2000s Ship's Officer Button

USA Pacific Steam Ship Line In use 1900 - 1936 Ship's Crew Button

USA Pacific Steam Ship Cº In use 1900 - 1936 Ship's Crew Button

USA Pacific Steam Ship Cº In use 1900 - 1936 Ship's Officer Button

USA Pacific Steam Ship Cº In use 1900 - 1937 Ship's Officer Button

MN - USA - " P "

USA Pocahontas Steamship Cº In use 1900 - 1960s Ship's Crew Button

USA Panama Lines (owned by USA Gov't In use 1889 - 1981 Ship's Crew Button

USA Panama Rail Road & S S Line (owned-USA Gov't In use 1889 - 1981 Ship's Crew Button

USA Plant Steamship Line In use 1886 - 1902 Ship's Crew Button

USA Peoples Line Steamers In use 1880s - 1910 ? Ship's Crew Button

MN - USA - " Q "

USA Princess Cruise Lines In use 1984 - 2000s Ship's Officer Button

USA Pocahontas Steamship Cº In use 1900 - 1960s Ship's Crew Button

USA Baltimor & Carolina Steam Ship Cº In use 1900 - 1950s ? Ship's Crew Button

MN - USA - " R "

USA Radisson Seven Seas Cruise Lines In use 1990s - 2000s Ship's Crew Button

USA Royal Cruise Lines (owned by Kloster) In use 1990 - 1996 Ship's Crew Button

USA Robin Line In use 1920 - 1957 Ship's Crew Button

MN - USA - " S "

USA States Marine Lines In use 1930 - 1974 Ship's Crew Button

USA Star Line Steamers In use 1850s - 1880s ? Ship's Officer Button

USA Steamer - "Frank E. Kirby" In use 1890 - 1920s ? Ship's Crew Button

USA Star Line Steamers In use 1870 - 1910s Ship's Crew Button

USA The Steamer - Excelsior In use 1860s - 1910 ? Ship's Crew Button

MN - USA - " U "

USA United States Lines In use 1922 - 1969 Ship's Officer Button

USA U P Steamship Cº In use 1900 - 1950s ? Ship's Crew Button

USA Unidentified Shipping Cº In use 1930 - 1950s ? Ship's Officer Button

MN - USA - " V "

USA Vaccaro Brothers Line In use 1899 - 1958 Ship's Officer Button Made by - Waterbury

MN - USA - " W "

USA Windstar Sail Cruises Owned Carnival Cruise Line In use 1984 - 2000s Ship's Crew Button

USA Ward Line In use 1856 - 1959 ? Ship's Officer Button

USA Weems Steamboat Cº In use 1850s - 1905 Ship's Officer Button

MN - USA - " Y "

MN - USA - " Z "

USA Windstar Sail Cruises Owned Carnival Cruise Line In use 1984 - 2000s Ship's Crew Button

USSR

USSR Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1930 - 1950 ? Officer's Tunic Button

USSR Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1930 - 1950 ? Crewman's Tunic Button

USSR Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1930 - 1950 ? Crewman's Tunic Button

USSR Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1930 - 1950 ? Officer's Tunic Button

USSR Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1930 - 1950 ? Officer's Tunic Button

USSR

USSR Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1930 - 1950 ? Officer's Tunic Button

UNIDENTIFIED

UNIDENTIFIED Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1880s - 1930 ? Officer's Cap Roundel Button

UNIDENTIFIED Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1930-1970s ? Officer's Cap Button

UNIDENTIFIED Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1930-1970s ? Officer's Cap Button

UNIDENTIFIED Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1960-1980s ? Crewman's Tunic Button

UNIDENTIFIED Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1840-1890 ? Crewman's Tunic Button

UNIDENTIFIED Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1930 - 1960 ? Crewman's Tunic Button

UNIDENTIFIED Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1930 - 1960 ? Officer's Tunic Button

UNIDENTIFIED Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1930 - 1960 ? Officer's Tunic Button

UNIDENTIFIED Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1950 - 1980 ? Officer's Tunic Button

UNIDENTIFIED Unidentified Shipping Line In use 1930 - 1960 ? Crewman's Tunic Button