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Mystic Seaport Num: 1993.123.178

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Kaiserin Maria Theresa

Steamship Line: North German Lloyd Built: "Vulkan," Stettin, Germany Year Built: 1890
Routes: Bremen-Southampton-NY; Mediterannean-NY
Passengers:1st class: 405; 2nd class: 114; 3rd class: 387
History:Launched as SPREE (6,963 tons; 463' x 51'; single-screw), sailed Bremen-Southampton-NY 1890-1897. Lengthened to 526'; 7,840 tons 1899, renamed KAISERIN MARIA THERESIA. Made 27 round voyages as KMT, Bremen-Southampton-NY (20), Mediterannean-NY (7). Became
Machinery:Twin-screw, 20 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 3 funnels