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SS Werra

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Ship Name: Werra
Years in Service: 1882-1903
Funnels: 2
Masts: 4
Shipping line: North German Lloyd
Ship description: Built by John Elder & Co., Glasgow, Scotland. Tonnage: 5,109. Dimensions: 438' x 46' (455' o.l.). Single-screw, 17 knots. Compound engines. 6,400 I.H.P. Four masts and two funnels. Iron hull.
History: Passengers: 125 first, 130 second, 1,000 third. Maiden voyage: Bremen-Southampton-New York in October 1882. Transferred to Mediterranean-New York route in 1891. Sold to Italian shipbreakers in September 1901. Broken up at Genoa in 1903. Sister ship: Fulda. Similar to the Elbe. Note: These passenger ships were of a group of nine express liners built in Scotland for the North German Lloyd. They did much towards giving the line a mark of prestige, which the North German Lloyd has maintained through the years that followed.


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