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Name Official number Flag IMO
DEUTSCHLAND    DEU   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1866  30/05/1866   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Caird & Company, Greenock Westburn Yard  132 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2898 grt / 1971 nrt / 325.0 ft  40.0 ft  33.0 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
C2cyl 500hp 11kn, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen  Bremen   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
For Bremen-New York service 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1875  Wrecked 06/12/1875 
Disposal Detail
6/12/1875 wrecked off Kentish Knock in the outer Thames estuary, out of sight of land, during a heavy snowstorm and gales en route Bremen to Southampton and New York with passengers and general cargo. The tug LIVERPOOL from Harwich eventually reached the DEUTSCHLAND after 30 hours, rescuing the 173 survivors, including one who drifted in a boat to Sheerness; 57 others froze to death in the rigging or drowned when the deck was flooded during high tide. 
 

 



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