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Mystic Seaport Num: 1993.123.433

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Steamship Line: North German Lloyd Built: Earle's Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Jull, England Year Built: 1875
Routes: Bremen-Southampton-NY; Bremen-South America; Bremen-Australia
History:Pioneer North German Lloyd mail steamer to Australia. Mainly on Germany-Australia route, but also sailed Bremen-South America, as well as to NY. Sunk in Bay of Biscay December 1897, with a great loss of life.
Machinery:Single-screw, 13 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 1 funnel