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Name: PFALZ
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/07/1893
Completed: 21/10/1893
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 291
Dimensions: 3849grt, 2584nrt, 360.0 x 43.5 x 26.1ft; (1895: 4604grt, 2922nrt, 417.3ft)
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 72 x 48ins), 392nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.5knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
21/10/1893 Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen
1904 Woermann Line; rename GERTRUD WOERMANN
19/11/1904 Wrecked
Comments: Accommodation for 100 x 1st Class & 760 x emigrants
Contract Price 70000; Profit 3923-1s-3d
1895: Lengthened to 417.3ft
19/11/1904: Wrecked off Swakopmund
On a voyage from Hamburg to Swakopmund with general cargo