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Mystic Seaport Num: 1958.931.41
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Mystic Seaport Num: 1993.123.39
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Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.531
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Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.534
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Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.535
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Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse

Steamship Line: North German Lloyd Built: "Vulkan", Stettin, Germnay Year Built: 1897
Routes: Bremen-Southampton-NY
Passengers:1st class: 332; 2nd class: 343; 3rd class: 1,074
History:Maiden voyage Bremen-Southampton-NY, Sept. 19, 1897, was in record time of 5 days, 22 hours, 45 minutes. Escaped damage in great Hoboken dock fire of June 30, 1900, by being towed away. Fitted out as commerce raider at beginning of WWI. Destroyed by gunfi
Machinery:Twin-screw, 22.5 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 4 funnels