2 Replies Latest reply on Dec 23, 2020 8:09 PM by Alice Lane

    Seeking maritime information for Captain Herman Lowenstein

    Paul Livingston Newbie

      I am seeking maritime information for Captain Herman Lowenstein (1826-1905). Between 1900-1905, he changed his name to Herman Livingston. From an article, "Captain Livingston born in Stettin, Germany, and first visited the country when fifteen years of age. for more than thirty years he followed the sea and rose to highest rank in his chosen calling. He was the only one in a class of forty to receive a diploma and certificate as first captain, permitting him to sale and command a ship in any port of the world. In 1870 he settled in New York and quickly became an important factor in the retail and jobbing of cigars and Tobacco." (Source: newsprint article no source or date. Appears to be from a tobacco trade journal.)