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Immigration and Steamship Photos

1862-1927


1999.175.589
Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.589


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1999.175.590
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1999.175.891
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Hamburg

Steamship Line: Hamburg-American Line Built: "Vulkan," Stettin, Germany Year Built: 1899
Routes: Hamburg-Suez Canal-Far east; Hamburg-Southampton-Cherbourg-NY; [Genoa]-Naples-NY
Passengers:1st class: 172; 2nd class: 106; 3rd class: 1,780
History:Planned as BAVARIA, launched as HAMBURG for Far East service. Transferred to Hamburg-NY trade in 1904. Interned Aug. 1914 in NY. Sailed as RED CROSS for International Red Cross 1914; reverted to HAMBURG. Seized by US Govt. in 1917, renamed POWHATAN. Acqui
Machinery:Twin-screw, 16 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 2 funnels