Yard No. 248

built by John Elder & Co Govan in 1881



Yard Number 248, was named ELBE when launched on Saturday, 02/04/1881 by John Elder & Co Govan , for Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen.

She is recorded as having sank on 29/01/1895

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1881
Ship Type: Passenger Cargo Vessel
Ship's Role: Bremen-Southampton-New York
Tonnage: 4510 grt
Length: 416.5 feet
Breadth: 45 feet
Owner History:
Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen

Additional Information: A greyhound of her day. Maiden voyage 26th June 1881. Sank in the North Sea after colliding with the steamer CRAITHIE. 332 lives were lost.