Category:Main (ship, 1900)

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Ship[edit]

  • Built by Blohm & Voss,
  • Feb 10, 1900 launched,
  • April 22, 1900 delivered.
  • 10,067 GRT
  • Length 520 ft, width 58 ft
  • Two quadruple expansion engines
  • Twin screws, 14.5 kn
  • Passengers: 139 I, 125 II, 2500 Tweendeck

History[edit]

  • April 28, 1900 start of maiden voyage Bremerhaven - New York.
  • June 30,1900, the ship as well as two other Lloyd steamers suffered heavy damage by a pier fire at Hoboken piers in the New York harbor.
  • October 15, 1901, following repairs at Newport News on duty again.
  • June 1914, last voyage from Bremen to Baltimore, afterwards seized by allied forces of World War 1
  • May 21, 1919 turned over to British Shipping Controller and operated by Turner, Brightman & Co.
  • June 30, 1921 turned over to French government and laid up
  • 1925 scrapped

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