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Ellis Island Ship List - N


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Neckar

Built by J.C. Tecklenborg, Geestemunde, Germany, 1901. 9,709 gross tons; 409 (bp) feet long; 58 feet wide. Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin screw.  Service speed 14 knots.  750 passengers (200 first class, 550 third class). One funnel and four masts.

Built for North German Lloyd, German flag, in 1901 and named Neckar. Laid up 1914-17. Seized by US Government, in 1917 and renamed USS Antigone. Transferred to U.S. Mail Steamship Company, in 1921. Transferred to United States Lines, in 1921 and renamed Potomac. New York-Bremerhaven (1921-1922) service. Scrapped in Holland in 1928.


New York

Built by J. & G. Thomson Limited, Glasgow, Scotland, 1888. 10,499 gross tons; 560 (bp) feet long; 60 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engines, twin screw.  Service speed 20 knots.  1,740 passengers (540 first class, 200 second class, 1,000 third class).

Built for Inman & International Steamship Company, in 1888 and named City of New York. Liverpool-New York service. World’s fastest ship 1892-93. Sold to American Line, in 1893 and renamed New York. Renamed USS Harvard in 1898. Served briefly for US Navy in 1898 during the Spanish-American war. Renamed New York in 1898. Renamed USS Plattsburg in 1917. Armed merchant cruiser service. Reverted to American Line as NEW YORK in 1919. Sold in 1919. to Polish Navigation Company. New York-Danzig service. New York-Mediterranean service in 1922. Scrapped at Genoa in 1923.


Niagara

Built by Ateliers & Chantiers de La Noire, St. Nazaire, France, 1908. 8,481 gross tons; 485 (bp) feet long; 56 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engines, twin screw.  Service speed 15 knots.  1,142 passengers (182 second class, 960 third class). Two masts and one funnel.

Built for French owners, French flag, in 1908 and named Corse. Sold to French Line, French flag, in 1910 and renamed Niagara. Bordeaux and Havre to New York service. Scrapped in 1931.


Nieuw Amsterdam

Built by Harlan & Wolff Limited, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1906. 16,967 gross tons; 615 (bp) feet long; 68 feet wide. Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin screw.  Service speed 16 knots.  2,886 passengers (440 first class, 246 second class, 2,200 third class).

Built for Holland - America Line, Dutch flag, in 1906 and named Nieuw Amsterdam. Rotterdam-New York service. Last major liner to be fitted with auxiliary sails. Broken up in Japan in 1932.


Noordam

Built by Harlan & Wolff Limited, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1902. 12,531 gross tons; 575 (bp) feet long; 62 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engines, twin screw.  Service speed 15 knots.  2,278 passengers (286 first class, 192 second class, 1,800 third class).

Built for Holland - America Line, Dutch flag, in 1902 and named Noordam. Rotterdam-New York service. Chartered by Swedish American Line, in 1922 and renamed Kungsholm. Gothenburg-New York service. Returned to Holland - America Line, Dutch flag, in 1924 and reverted to Noordam. Rotterdam-New York service. Laid up in 1927. Scrapped in Holland in 1928.


Noordland

Built by Laird Brothers, Birkenhead, England, 1884. 5,129 gross tons; 400 (bp) feet long; 47 feet wide. Compound engine, single screw.  Service speed 13.5 knots.  619 passengers (63 first class, 56 second class, 500 third class).

Built for Red Star Line, British flag, in 1884 and named Noordland. Antwerp-New York service. Scrapped in 1908.


Normannia

Built by Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Company, Glasgow, Scotland, 1890. 8,810 gross tons; 500 (bp) feet long; 57 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engines, twin screw.  Service speed 18 knots.  2,594 passengers (432 first class, 162 second class, 2,000 third class). Three funnels and two masts.

Built for Hamburg-American Line, German flag, in 1890 and renamed Normannia. Hamburg-New York and Mediterranean-New York service. Sold to Spanish Government, Spanish flag, in 1897 and renamed Patriota. Troopship and auxiliary cruiser service. Laid-up in 1898. Seized for debts by the French Government in 1899. Transferred to French Line, French flag, in 1899 and renamed L Aquitaine. Le Havre-New York service. Scrapped in Scotland in 1906.


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