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Mystic Seaport Num: 1958.931.20

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Mystic Seaport Num: 1958.931.21

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Kaiser Friedrich

Steamship Line: North German Lloyd Built: F. Schichau, Danzig, Germany Year Built: 1898
Routes: Bremen-NY; Hamburg-NY
Passengers:1st class: 400; 2nd class: 250; 3rd class: 700
History:Built for North German Lloyd; maiden voyage Bremen-Southampton-NY May 12, 1899. Final sailing for NDL June 1899; returned to builders because speed was unsatisfactory. Builders announced that the liner would sail for Hamburg-American Line as a charter. Te
Machinery:Twin-screw, 21.5 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 3 funnels