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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
20,602 gross 1923 at Hamburg by Blohm & Voss Hamburg America Line 602.5ft x 78.7ft 
 1923 Apr. 28, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 2440
 1924 Mar. 27, maiden voyage Hamburg-Southampton-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2441
 1929 Re-engined, new service speed: 19 knotsAtlantic Journey ID 2442
 1933 Rebuilt to 645.8ft length, new tonnage: 21,046 gross, service speed now 20 knotsAtlantic Journey ID 2443
 1940 Accommodation ship at GotenhafenAtlantic Journey ID 2444
 1945 May 3, sunk off Neustadt by Allied air attackAtlantic Journey ID 2445
The information listed above is not the complete record of the ship. The information was collected from a multitude of sources, and new information will be added as it emerges
S/S Deutschland (4), Hamburg America Line
S/S Deutschland (4), Hamburg America Line
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