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Victoria Luise

Steamship Line: Hamburg-American Line Built: "Vulkan," Stettin, Germany Year Built: 1899
Routes: Hamburg-NY
Passengers:1st class: 487
History:Built as DEUTSCHLAND at a cost equivalent to $3.2 million. Converted to Hapag cruising ship 1911, renamed VICTORIA LUISE; 487 1st class passengers. 1912 resumed Hamburg-NY voyages. Became auxiliary cruiser during WWI; not surrendered to Allies because of
Machinery:Twin-screw, 17.5 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 4 funnels