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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
4,730 gross 1884 at Glasgow by John Elder & Co. Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen, Germany 429.8ft x 47ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1884  Feb. 27, launched Atlantic Journey ID 5597
 1884  June 4, maiden voyage Bremen - Southampton - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 5598
 1884  Bremen     New York  June 13 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Bremen     New York  Oct. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1886  Bremen     New York  Nov. 09 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Bremen     New York  Apr. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1887  Bremen     New York  July 01 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Bremen     New York  Apr. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Bremen     New York  June 14 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Bremen     New York  July 13 Transatlantc ID
 1888  Bremen     New York  Aug. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Bremen     New York  Jan. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Bremen     New York  Mar. 25 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Bremen     New York  Apr. 22 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Bremen     New York  May 20 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Bremen     New York  June 18 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Bremen     New York  July 22 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Bremen     New York  Aug. 19 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Bremen     New York  Sept. 17 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Bremen     New York  Oct. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Bremen     New York  Nov. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1889  Bremen     New York  Dec. 09 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Bremen     New York  Feb. 26 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Bremen     New York  Mar. 25 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Bremen     New York  Apr. 21 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Bremen     New York  May 20 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Bremen     New York  June 17 Also reported arrive 1890-06-16Transatlantc ID
 1890  Bremen     New York  July 22 Also reported arrive 1890-07-23Transatlantc ID
 1890  Bremen     New York  Aug. 18 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Bremen     New York  Sept. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Bremen     New York  Oct. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Bremen     New York  Nov. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Bremen     New York  Dec. 09 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  Feb. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  Mar. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  Apr. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  May 05 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  June 29 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  Aug. 03 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  Oct. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  Nov. 23 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Bremen     New York  Apr. 25 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Bremen     New York  May 23 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Bremen     New York  June 20 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Bremen     New York  July 25 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Bremen     New York  Aug. 22 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Bremen     New York  Oct. 17 Transatlantc ID
 1894  March 17: departed Bremen for New-York Atlantic Journey ID 10909
 1894  Apr. 2: towed into Fayal, Azores, by the British steamer Wild Flower, she had sailed under canvas after braking the propeller frame a few days after departing Southampton Atlantic Journey ID 10910
 1894  Apr. 10: the passengers were picked up by the NDL steamer Kaiser Wilhem II at the Azores to be conveyed on to New York Atlantic Journey ID 10911
 1896  Rebuilt, masts reduced to twoAtlantic Journey ID 5599
 1901  Taken over by Elder Dempster, renamed Lake Simcoe - used for Beaver Line serviceAtlantic Journey ID 5600
 1901  Aug. 20, first voyage Liverpool - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 5601
 1903  August, chartered by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 5602
 1905  Sold and scrapped at GenoaAtlantic Journey ID 5603
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
Werra class steamer, Norddeutscher Lloyd
Werra class steamer, Norddeutscher Lloyd
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Werra class steamer, Norddeutscher Lloyd - deck plans and sectional view
The S/S Ema one of 3 Werra class steamers.
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deck plans and sectional view
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Picture of the S/S Ems, Norddeutscher Lloyd
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Picture of the Ems in Beaver Line colors as the S/S Lake Simcoe
Picture of the Ems in Beaver Line colors as the S/S Lake Simcoe
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Lake Simcoe (ex Ems) - deck scene
Lake Simcoe (ex Ems) - deck scene
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Lake Simcoe (ex Ems) - at Montreal
Lake Simcoe (ex Ems) - at Montreal
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