Category:Bremen (ship, 1897)

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Ship[edit]

  • Built by F. Schichau, Danzig,
  • Nov 14, 1896 launched,
  • May 26, 1897 delivered.
  • 10,522 GRT, 11,900 tdw
  • Length 525 ft, width 60.5 ft
  • Two Iquadruple expansion engines, 7,900 HP
  • Twin screws, 15.5 kn
  • Passengers: 230 I, 250 II, 1850 Tweendeck
  • Crew 250

History[edit]

  • June 5, 1897 start of maiden voyage Bremerhaven - New York. First trip Bremerhaven - Sydney on October 29, 1897.
  • June 30,1900, the ship as well as two further Lloyd steamers suffered heavy damage by the major fire of the Hoboken piers at New York; 300 humans died.
  • October 1901, following repairs and conversion at the Stettin Vulcan yard, on duty again by October of 1901.
  • Her specifications thereafter were 11,540 GRT, 570 feet length, and a passenger capacity of 392 in first class, 273 in second, and 1682 in tween decks.
  • August of 1914 laid up at Bremerhaven.
  • From Oct. 9 to Dec. 17,1918, served as troop transport for the German Imperial Navy.
  • April 4, 1919, delivered to The Shipping Controller, London; managed by P&O Lines.
  • February 1921 sold to Byron SS CO, London, and renamed ' Constantinople ' .
  • 1923 she was registered by the National S.N. Co., Panama, and renamed KING ALEXANDER.
  • Scrapped 1929 at E. Breda, Venice.

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