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Category:Bremen (ship, 1858)


ShipEdit

  • Built at Caird & Co., Greenock, UK
  • Launched Feb. 1, 1858
  • 2674 GRT, 2756 tdw
  • Length 333 ft (101.5 m), beam 39 ft (11.9 m)
  • Compound engines, 1310 HP, 11 kn,
  • three masts with auxiliary sails,
  • Passengers: 60 I, 110 , 400 TwD.
  • Crew 102

HistoryEdit

  • June 19,1858 maiden voyage Bremerhaven - New York, arrival on July 4th, thus travel duration 14 days and 13 hours. She was the NGL’s first overseas steamer.
  • January 1859 she returned to Bremerhaven under sails with a broken tailshaft; six months later she re-entered service with a new tailshaft.
  • June 1874, the first ' Bremen ' was sold to E. Bates & Co., Liverpool, and subsequently converted to a fullrigged sailing ship.
  • October 16, 1882, wrecked on South Farralones, California.

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