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Yard No. 147
ss DONAU



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

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


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

Additional Information: Maiden voyage Bremen
Southampton
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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