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Name: KARL SCHURZ
Type: Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/07/1912
Completed: 10/1912
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 911
Dimensions: 6011grt, 3552nrt, 410.9 x 51.1 x 30.4ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (23.5, 39 & 66 x 45ins), 1032nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1914: 134701)
History:
10/1912 Hamburg-Amerika Linie, Hamburg
1913 Renamed CARL SCHURZ
1914 Elder & Fyffes Ltd, Bristol; renamed CHANGUINOLA
11/1933 Broken up
Comments: Launched as COLUMBIA
11/1914: Requisitioned by The Admiralty as an armed merchant cruiser
01/1920: Returned to owners
09/11/1933: Arrived at Port Glasgow for breaking by Douglas & Ramsey


Above photos as CHANGUINOLA courtesy of Photoship