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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
4,773 gross 1889 at Stettin by AG Vulcan Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen, Germany 449.6ft x 51ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1889  Apr. 23: LaunchedAtlantic Journey ID 9286
 1889  Aug. 27: departed from Bremen on her maiden voyage to New York via SouthamptonAtlantic Journey ID 10915
 1889  Aug. 29: departed Southampton for New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 10902
 1889  Sept. 7: arrived New York from Bremen via Southampton after having had some trouble with her machinery on the voyageAtlantic Journey ID 10903
 1890  Bremen     Adeleide  Apr. 04 Sidney 1890-04-10Transatlantc ID
 1890  Bremen     Australia  Apr. 10 Arrived in Sidney. Arrived in Adelaide 1890-04-04Transatlantc ID
 1890  Bremen     New York  July 29 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Bremen     New York  Sept. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Bremen     Adeleide  Nov. 15 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     Adeleide  Mar. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  May 31 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  June 26 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  Sept. 05 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Bremen     New York  July 12 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Bremen     New York  Aug. 08 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Bremen     New York  Sept. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Dec. 17: departed New York for Mediterranean portsAtlantic Journey ID 10904
 1893  July 18: arrived New York from BremenAtlantic Journey ID 10905
 1893  Oct. 21: departed New York for GenoaAtlantic Journey ID 10906
 1893  Nov. 25: departed New York for EuropeAtlantic Journey ID 10907
 1894  Feb. 7: arrived New York from GenoaAtlantic Journey ID 10908
 1894  Apr. 20: arrived at New York carrying the passengers of the diabeled Ems from the AzoresAtlantic Journey ID 10912
 1894  May 10: departed Genoa for New York via GibraltarAtlantic Journey ID 10913
 1894  May 21: arrived New York from Genoa via GibraltarAtlantic Journey ID 10914
 1899  Jan. 30: arrived New York from Mediterranean portsAtlantic Journey ID 10796
 1899  Mar. 27: arrived New York from Mediterranean portsAtlantic Journey ID 10797
 1899  June 3: arrived New York from Mediterranean portsAtlantic Journey ID 10799
 1899  Nov. 2: arrived New York from Mediterranean portsAtlantic Journey ID 10800
 1899  Dec. 24: arrived New York from Mediterranean portsAtlantic Journey ID 10801
 1901  Renamed HohenzollernAtlantic Journey ID 9285
 1908  Wrecked on SardiniaAtlantic Journey ID 9284
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

Kaiser Wilhelm II (1)
Kaiser Wilhelm II (1) before she was rebuilt and masts reduced to two.
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Originally built as the Kaiser Wilhelm II, renamed Hohenzollern 1901


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