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Description of ship that Dirk Uphoff arrived in Baltimore, MD on 12/25/1897.

    The "Dresden" of 1888 was the first of two ships with this name owned by Norddeutscher Lloyd (North German Lloyd).  She was built by Fairfield Co. Ltd, Glasgow in 1888 and was a 4,527 gross ton ship, length 390.5 ft x beam 46.7 ft, one funnel, tow masts, single screw and a speed of 13 knots.  Passenger accommodation for 38-1st, 20-2nd, and 1,759-3rd class.  Launched on 12/1/1888, she sailed from Bremen on her maiden voyage to Baltimore on 4/10/1889.  On 5/29/1889 she transferred to the Bremen - Suez Canal - Far East route for one round voyage and on 12/30/1889 went onto the Bremen - South America service.  On 7/9/1890 she started a single round voyage from Bremen to Suez and Australia and on 5/18/1892 commenced sailings from Bremen to New York.  Started her last Bremen - Baltimore voyage on 5/15/1902 and on 11/15/1902 commenced her last Bremen - S. America sailing (5 round voyages).  Her last Bremen - New York - Baltimore voyage commenced on 5/12/1903 (19 N. Atlantic round voyages).  In 1903 she went to Houston Line and was renamed "Helius" and in 1904 went to Union Castle Line and was laid up.  In 1906 she was sold to Turkey and was renamed "Tirimujghian" and in 1914 was sunk by the Russians in the Black Sea. 

Information from Magellan - Ship Biographies


Ship Manifest

Ship Document

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