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Name: HANNOVER
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/08/1899
Completed: 25/11/1899
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 355
Dimensions: 7305grt, 4635nrt, 8968dwt, 429.1 x 54.0 x 39.5ft
Engines: 2 x Q4cyl (19, 26.5, 40.5 & 59 x 42ins), 451nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 13.1knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1919: 143400)
History:
25/11/1899 Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen
1919 The Shipping Controller, London
1922 Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen
04/1933 Broken up
Comments: Accommodation for 120 x 1st Class & 1850 x Emigrants
Contract Price 109802; Loss 3598
Trading between German ports & north eastern USA & Canada
1914: Laid up in Bremen
1919: Allocated to the UK as war reparations
1922: Returned to previous owners
04/1933: Broken up at Vegesack


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of Photoship