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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
10,911 gross 1900 at Stettin by AG Vulcan Hamburg America Line 523.5ft x 60.1ft 
 1900 Sept. 14, launched for HAPAG's Far East serviceAtlantic Journey ID 2651
 1900 Dec. 12, maiden voyage Hamburg-Far EastAtlantic Journey ID 2652
 1902 May 2, one single voyage Hamburg-Southampton-Cherbourg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2653
 1904 Purchased by NDL, renamed Princess AliceAtlantic Journey ID 2654
 1904 Mar. 22, first voyage for NDL Bremen-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 2655
 1904 Aug. 31, first voyage Bremen-Suez Canal-Far EastAtlantic Journey ID 2656
 1914 August, sheltered at Cebu, PhilippinesAtlantic Journey ID 2657
 1917 Seized by USA, became US Govt. ship "Princess Matoika"Atlantic Journey ID 2658
 1920 Jan. 20, chartered to US MailAtlantic Journey ID 2659
 1921 Transferred to US LinesAtlantic Journey ID 2660
 1922 Renamed "President Arthur"Atlantic Journey ID 2661
 1925 Went to American PalestineAtlantic Journey ID 2662
 1925 Became the "Citu of Honolulu", Los Angeles SS CoAtlantic Journey ID 2663
 1930 Damaged by fire at HonoluluAtlantic Journey ID 2664
 1933 Scrapped in JapanAtlantic Journey ID 2665
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

The S/S Kiautschou as the "Princess Alice" for NDL


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