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ss ELBE


built by John Elder & Co Govan in 1881

CLYDEBUILT SHIPS



ss ELBE


built by John Elder & Co Govan,
Yard No 248

Propulsion: steam, single screw, 15 knots
Launched: Saturday, 02/04/1881
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
Status: Sunk - 29/01/1895

Remarks: 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.

Last updated: by Bruce Biddulph from the original records by Stuart Cameron


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