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6.963 gross 1890 at Stettin by AG Vulcan Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen, Germany 463ft x 51.8ft 
 Year Departure ArrivalRemarks
 1890  May 17: launched at StettinAtlantic Journey ID 10831
 1890  Oct 11: departed Bremen on her maiden voyage to New York via SouthamptonAtlantic Journey ID 10832
 1890  Bremen     New York  Oct. 21 Transatlantc ID
 1890  Bremen     New York  Dec. 22 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  Jan. 24 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  Feb. 27 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  Mar. 25 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  Apr. 22 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  June 18 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  July 15 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  Aug. 19 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  Oct. 14 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Bremen     New York  Nov. 11 Transatlantc ID
 1891  Dec. 15: departed New York for Bremen, Capt. WilligerodAtlantic Journey ID 10835
 1891  Dec. 18: rescued the passengers and crew of the burning Guion Line steamship AbyssiniaAtlantic Journey ID 10833
 1891  Dec. 22: arrived Southampton with the rescued crew and passengers from the AbyssiniaAtlantic Journey ID 10837
 1892  Bremen     New York  Mar. 16 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Bremen     New York  May 08 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Bremen     New York  May 11 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Bremen     New York  July 06 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Bremen     New York  Aug. 10 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Bremen     New York  Sept. 07 Transatlantc ID
 1892  Nov. 22: departed Bremen for New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 10838
 1892  Nov. 26: broke her shaft about 1.000 miles from Queenstown. The broken machinery punded a hole in the stern, filling the compartment under the 2nd cabin with water Atlantic Journey ID 10839
 1892  dec. 3: arrived Queenstown in tow of the S/S Lake Huron Atlantic Journey ID 10840
 1894  Apr.12: arrived New York with her turtleback smashed by a big sea which had thumbled over her stern while in a galeAtlantic Journey ID 10841
 1895  Dec. 10: departed New York for Bremen, Capt. WilligerodAtlantic Journey ID 10842
 1895  Dec. 19: stranded on the Warden Ledge on Coast of the Isle of Wight while in charge of a pilotAtlantic Journey ID 10843
 1895  Dec. 22: arrived Southampton - went on dry dock for examinationAtlantic Journey ID 10844
 1897  June 26: departed New York for Bremen, Capt. MeierAtlantic Journey ID 10845
 1897  July 2: broke her crankshaft 550 miles west of the coast of IrelandAtlantic Journey ID 10846
 1897  July 9: arrived Queenstown in tow of the British steamer Maine, Capt. TubbAtlantic Journey ID 10847
 1897  July 16: was taken in tow from Queenstown for Southampton for repairsAtlantic Journey ID 10848
 1897  Sept 13: arrived New York from BremenAtlantic Journey ID 10849
 1897  Nov. 26: arrived New York from Bremen Atlantic Journey ID 10851
 1897  Nov. 30: departed New York for Bremen via Southampton, last voyage as SpreeAtlantic Journey ID 10850
 1898  Went to Stettin for rebuiling, was lengthened and converted to a twin screw steamer, 1 extra funnel added, masts reduced to 2, renamed Kaiserin Maria Theresia (Theresa)Atlantic Journey ID 10852
 1900  Mar. 13: departed Bremen on her first transatlantic voyage as the Kaiserin Maria TheresiaAtlantic Journey ID 10853
 1900  Mar. 22: arrived New York from Bremen via Southampton - first arrival as Kaiserin Maria TheresiaAtlantic Journey ID 10854
 1900  Apr. 21: arrived New York from Bremen via SouthamptonAtlantic Journey ID 10858
 1900  May 16: arrived New York from Bremen via Cherbourg and SouthamptonAtlantic Journey ID 10859
 1900  June 14: arrived New York from Bremen via CherbourgAtlantic Journey ID 10860
 1900  July 12: arrived New York from Bremen via AntwerpAtlantic Journey ID 10861
 1900  Aug 16: arrived New York from Bremen via Cherbourg and SouthamptonAtlantic Journey ID 10862
 1900  Sept. 12: arrived New York from Bremen via Cherbourg Atlantic Journey ID 10863
 1900  Oct. 10: arrived New York from Bremen via Cherbourg and SouthamptonAtlantic Journey ID 10864
 1900  Nov. 8: arrived New York from Bremen via Cherbourg and SouthamptonAtlantic Journey ID 10865
 1901  Jan. 6: arrived New York from Bremen via SouthamptonAtlantic Journey ID 10867
 1901  Feb. 2: arrived New York from GenoaAtlantic Journey ID 10868
 1901  Mar. 15: arrived New York from Bremen via Genoa and other portsAtlantic Journey ID 10869
 1901  Mar. 18: departed New York for GenoaAtlantic Journey ID 10866
 1901  Apr. 14: arrived New York from GenoaAtlantic Journey ID 10870
 1901  May. 14: arrived New York from Bremen via SouthamptonAtlantic Journey ID 10871
 1901  June 6: arrived New York from Bremen via SouthamptonAtlantic Journey ID 10872
 1901  Aug. 8: arrived New York from Bremen via Cherbourg Atlantic Journey ID 10873
 1901  Sept. 4: arrived New York from Bremen via Cherbourg and SouthamptonAtlantic Journey ID 10874
 1901  Oct. 3: arrived New York from Bremen via SouthamptonAtlantic Journey ID 10875
 1901  Oct. 31: arrived New York from Bremen via Cherbourg Atlantic Journey ID 10876
 1902  Jan. 10: arrived New York from Bremen via SouthamptonAtlantic Journey ID 10877
 1902  Feb. 18: arrived New York from Genoa via other Mediterranean portsAtlantic Journey ID 10878
 1902  Mar. 24: arrived New York from Genoa via other Mediterranean portsAtlantic Journey ID 10879
 1904  Sold to Russia, rebuilt as an auxiliary cruiser and renamed UralAtlantic Journey ID 10856
 1905  May: torpedoed and sunk by a Japanese destroyerAtlantic Journey ID 10857
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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