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2,558 gross 1890 at Glasgow by Charles Connell & Co. Hamburg America Line 320ft x 40.1ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1890  May 20, launched for the Hansa Line as the "Grimm"Atlantic Journey ID 2929
 1890  July 19, maiden voyage Hamburg-MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 2930
 1892  Purchased by HAPAG in March, name remained GrimmAtlantic Journey ID 2931
 1892  May 20, first voyage for HAPAG Hamburg-MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 2932
 1895  Renamed "Scotia"Atlantic Journey ID 2933
 1898  Southampton     Philadelphia  Sept. 05 American Line, chartered by Red Star LineTransatlantc ID
 1898  Southampton     Philadelphia  Oct. 19 American Line, chartered by Red Star LineTransatlantc ID
 1898  Chartered to the Red Star Line (Antwerp)Atlantic Journey ID 2934
 1910  Sold to German ownersAtlantic Journey ID 2935
 1919  Surrendered to BritainAtlantic Journey ID 2936
 1922  Nordsee, GermanAtlantic Journey ID 2937
 1924  Denise, BelgianAtlantic Journey ID 2938
 1926  Scrapped in ItalyAtlantic Journey ID 2939
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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