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Imigration and Steamship Photos

1862-1927


1958.931.45
Mystic Seaport Num: 1958.931.45
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Lahn

Steamship Line: North German Lloyd Built: Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Glasgow, Scotland Year Built: 1887
Routes: Bremen-Southampton-NY; Genoa-Naples-NY
Passengers:1st class: 224; 2nd class: 106; 3rd class: 700
History:When new, LAHN was the third fastest steamer on the Atlantic. Reduced to 2 masts 1896. Placed in Mediterranean-NY service 1901. Acquired by Russian Navy 1904, renamed RUSS. Scrapped 1907.
Machinery:Single-screw, 18.5 knots
Masts and funnels:4 masts, 2 funnels