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Authorization & Routes
 Via Hamburg to New York and to the final destiantion in America 
 Hamburg - Antwerp - South America 
 Hamburg - Grimsby - West Indies 
 Hamburg - Havre - New York - Plymouth - Cherbourg 
 Hamburg - New Orleans 
 Hamburg - New York 
 Hamburg - Quebec (Montreal) 
 Hamburg and Cuxhaven - Boston 
 Fleet 1888Built Tonnage Shipyard
 S/S Albingia (1)1881 1,848 gross  Dobie & Co. 
 S/S Allemannia (2)1881 1,846 gross  Dobie & Co. 
 S/S Australia1881 2,119 gross  C. Mitchell & Co. 
 S/S Bohemia (1)1881 3,410 gross  A. & J. Inglis 
 S/S California1883 2,690 gross  Armstrong, Mitchell & Co. 
 S/S Frisia1872 3,500 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Gellert1874 3,533 gross  Alexander Stephen & Sons 
 S/S Gothia1884 2,381 gross  Raylton Dixon & Co. 
 S/S Hammonia (3)1881 4247 gross  J. & G. Thomson & Co. 
 S/S Hungaria1884 2,008 gross  Reiherstieg Schiffswerfte & Maschinenfab 
 S/S Lessing1874 3,496 gross  Alexander Stephen & Sons 
 S/S Marsala    
 S/S Moravia1883 3,739 gross  A. & J. Inglis 
 S/S Polaria1882 2,724 gross  C. Mitchell & Co. 
 S/S Polynesia (1)1881 2,196 gross  C. Mitchell & Co. 
 S/S Rhaetia (1)1882 3,553 gross  Reiherstieg Schiffswerfte & Maschinenfab 
 S/S Rhenania (2)1880 1,846 gross  Dobie & Co. 
 S/S Rugia (1)1882 3,467 gross  AG Vulcan 
 S/S Slavonia1883 2,215 gross  Raylton Dixon & Co. 
 S/S Suevia1874 3,609 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Taormina    
 S/S Wieland1874 3,507 gross  Alexander Stephen & Sons 
 This list might not be a complete list of all the ships in the fleet.

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