Yard No. 147

built by Caird & Company Greenock in 1869



Yard Number 147, was named DONAU when launched on Saturday, 17/10/1868 by Caird & Company Greenock , for Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen .

Her main engines were built by Caird & Company Greenock , she was powered by steam, screw, 13 knots. Engines compounded by Caird in 1877.

DONAU was destroyed by fire on 1895

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1869
Ship Type: Passenger Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 2896 grt
Length: 332 feet
Breadth: 40 feet
Owner History:
Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen
1889 H. Bischoff, Bremen

Additional Information: Maiden voyage Bremen
New York January 16th 1869
Sold to H. Bischoff, Bremen 21st October 1889 and converted into a cargo carrier only.
Whilst on voyage to Philadelphia she caught fire and was destroyed. All aboard rescued by the British steamer DELAWARE

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