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ss DONAU


built by Caird & Company Greenock in 1869

CLYDEBUILT SHIPS



ss DONAU


built by Caird & Company Greenock,
Yard No 147
Engines by Caird & Company Greenock
Propulsion: steam, screw, 13 knots. Engines compounded by Caird in 1877.
Launched: Saturday, 17/10/1868
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
Status: Destroyed by Fire - 1895

Remarks: 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

Previous update by Bruce Biddulph

Last updated: by David Asprey from the original records by Stuart Cameron


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