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Ellis Island Ship List - Y

Ellis Island Ship List - Y

Follow the links to see a list of the ships that the Ellis Island Knapp's arrived on. Follow the links find information about these ships.


Built by Schichau Shipyard, Danzig, Germany, 1906. 8,901 gross tons; 462 (bp) feet long; 57 feet wide. Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin screw.  Service speed 14.5 knots.  2,078 passengers (108 first class, 112 second class, 1,858 third class).

Built for North German Lloyd, German flag, in 1906 and named Yorck. Bremerhaven-New York service. German hospital ship, 1914-15; laid-up 1915-19. Resumed in 1922. Scrapped in 1933.