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Ellis Island Ship List - D


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Dagfin

No information available.


Dania

Built by A/G Vulcan Shipyard, Stettin, Germany, 1889. 4,076 gross tons; 370 (bp) feet long; 44 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engine, single screw.  Service speed 14 knots.  1,156 passengers (121 first class, 35 second class, 1,000 third class).

Built for Hamburg-American Line, German flag, in 1889 and named Dania. Hamburg-New York service. Sold to Compania Transatlantica Line, Spanish flag, in 1895 and renamed Monserrat. Reverted to Hamburg-American Line in 1896 and renamed DANIA. Returned to Hamburg-American Line, German flag, in 1897 and reverted to Monserrat. Barcelona-New York-Caribbean service. Sold 1926. Scrapped in 1927.


David McKelvy

No information available.


Deutschland

Built by A/G Vulcan Shipyard, Stettin, Germany, 1900. 16,502 gross tons; 684 (bp) feet long; 67 feet wide. Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin screw.  Service speed 22 knots.  2,050 passengers (450 first class, 300 second class, 1,300 third class). Four funnels set in pairs, two masts.

Built for Hamburg-American Line, German flag, in 1900 and named Deutschland. World’s fastest passenger ship 1900-06. Renamed Victoria Luise in 1910. All-first class cruise ship service. Rebuilt in 1910-11. Unused in Germany during World War I. Renamed Hansa in 1921. Scrapped in 1925.


Dresden

Built by Bremer Vulkan Shipbuilders, Vegesack, Germany, 1889. 4,580 gross tons; 390 (bp) feet long; 46 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engine, single screw.  Service speed 13 knots.  1,818 passengers (38 first class, 20 second class, 1,760 third class). One funnel and two masts.

Built for North German Lloyd, German flag, in 1889 and named Dresden. Various, including Bremerhaven-New York service. Sold to Turkish government, in 1906 and renamed Tirimujghian. Sunk in the Black Sea in 1914.


Drottningholm

Built by Alexander Stephen & Sons, Glasgow, Scotland, 1905. 11,182 gross tons; 538 (bp) feet long; 60 feet wide. Steam turbine engines, triple screw.  Service speed 18 knots.  1,712 passengers (426 first class, 286 second class, 1,000 third class). One funnel and two masts.

Built for Allan State Line, British flag, in 1905 and named Virginian. England-Canada service. Transferred to Canadian Pacific Steamships Limited in 1917. Sold to Swedish American Line, in 1920 and renamed Drottnongholm. Gothenberg-New York service. International exchange ship 1940-45; New York service 1946-48. Sold to Home Lines, Panamanian flag, in 1948 and renamed Brasil. Mediterranean-South America and Mediterranean-New York service. Renamed Homeland in 1951. Hamburg-New York service. Scrapped in Italy in 1955.


Duca Degli Abruzzi

Built by Cantiere Navale Riuniti, La Spezia, Italy, 1908. 7,838 gross tons; 476 (bp) feet long; 53 feet wide. Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin screw.  Service speed 16 ? knots.  1,836 passengers (80 first class, 16 second class, 1,740 third class). Two funnels and two masts.

Built for Navigazione Generale Itlaliana Line, Italian flag, in 1908 and named Duca degli Abruzzi. Italy-New York service. Scrapped in 1929.


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