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Name Official number Flag IMO
HANSA    DEU   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1861  23/08/1861   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer 3 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Caird & Company, Greenock Cartsdyke West  92 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
3087 grt / 2811 nrt / 346.8 ft  42.3 ft  33.2 ft   
Engine builder Caird & Company, Greenock
Engine detail
C.I. 2cy. 40 x 77in. 600hp surface condensing, 11kn. 1screw.
1881 C.I.2cy. 52 & 90 x 48in. 450nhp fitted, built in 1877 by J. Howden, Glasgow  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen   Bremen   
Other names
1883 LUDWIG 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1879 Oswald Mordaunt Co, Southampton
1880 Richard Gibbs, Liverpool - reg Liverpool (ON81321)
1883 White Cross Line Antwerp and renamed LUDWIG 
Vessel history
In 1881, she was chartered to Adamson & Ronaldson. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1883  Missing 02/07/1883 
Disposal Detail
02/07/1883 sailed from Antwerp for Montreal.
02/07/1883 reported passing Prawle Point and went missing.
Twenty-seven passengers, 43 crew, and 433 head of cattle were lost. 
 

 



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