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3,143 gross 1890 at Glasgow by Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd. Hamburg America Line 331ft x 41.1ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1890  Nov 13, launched for the Hansa LineAtlantic Journey ID 2773
 1891  Apr. 15, maiden voyage Hamburg-Quebec-MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 2774
 1892  Purchased by HAPAG in MarchAtlantic Journey ID 2775
 1892       Montreal  Aug. 20 Transatlantc ID
 1893  Hamburg     Quebec  May 01 Antwerp - MontrealTransatlantc ID
 1893       Montreal  Aug. 07 Hansa LineTransatlantc ID
 1893  Hamburg     Montreal  Nov. 12 Transatlantc ID
 1894  Hamburg     Montreal  May 02 Captain Spliedt, Hansa LineTransatlantc ID
 1894  Hamburg     Montreal  June 20 Captain SpliedsTransatlantc ID
 1894       Montreal  Aug. 16 Hansa LineTransatlantc ID
 1895  Renamed GeorgiaAtlantic Journey ID 2776
 1915  Housatonic. USAtlantic Journey ID 2777
 1917  Torpedoed by German sub. U-53 south of ItalyAtlantic Journey ID 2778
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


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