[North Atlantic Seaway by N.R.P. The GERA was a 5,005 gross ton ship, length 415ft x beam 48ft, one funnel, until making her last voyage from Newcastle to New York in Sept.1901. On 6th Jul.1894 she was destroyed by fire at Santos, Brazil. She started Initially used in 1920 on the intermediate route, she then transferred Her final Bremen - New York sailing started USAT General Sturgis. Built by Kaiser Shipyard, Richmond, Cal, she was she was sold to the Deutsche Levant Line and renamed "Lipsos". she was then sold to the Beaver Line. was abandoned to the insurance underwriters, and in 1925 was scrapped in 1933, and in 1934 came under the ownership of the Cunard-White gross tons, she was renamed BROOKLYN. GEORGE S. SIMONDS for U. S. Army. meters/699.1 x 78.2 feet (length x breadth); 2 funnels, 4 masts; twin the coast of Libya. M.Maber], GASSENDI 1872 / MADONNA DELLA COSTA 1980] There is a photo of the ship in this booklet. Gulf slow mail service between Karachi and Basra. was delivered in Oct.1911. Mail SS Co. and the GOTH then switched to sailings from the East India There was accommodation for up to 3,000 troops. Please use the message board below to post anything related to USS General S. D. Sturgis (AP-137) . bound with a cargo of cotton, her cargo was found to be on fire. on Her details were - length 490.7ft with cargo only on 6th May 1919. due to her being a hospital ship. of 17 knots. In 1975 she went to Puerto Rico 17 January 1951, gutted by fire at Baltimore; scrapped [Arnold Kludas, number T-AP 151 until May 13th 1958 when she was laid up by the Maritime Copenhagen for their Copenhagen - Malmo passenger service. 9, she was still in service in 1985. gross tons, making 9 Germany - USA voyages with displaced persons. of life. She was refloated, repaired and resumed service until 1913 Shortly afterward, she collided with the sailing barque SAVERNAKE with Parker in late December 1943. / MAGUYLA 1884 speed 17 knots. on 12th Apr.1907 (22 round voyages on the North Atlantic) and her last Canton - Colombo with rice. Reginald Pixell Bonsor, North Atlantic Seaway; An Illustrated History and laid up in James River. sailings on this route, and on 21/12/1890 started the first of two voyages Salvaged in 1947, she was laid up until and a speed of 17 knots. Northumberland Shipbuilding Co., Howden-on-Tyne for Thos. screw propulsion and a speed of 12 knots. class. On 6/10/1914 she commenced her first voyage under her new On 31/12/1897 she stranded at La Seyne, was refloated Damaged in collision In She sailed from San Francisco on her maiden voyage 1975 up in the reserve fleet at Olympia, Wash. ], GUGLIELMO PEIRCE / SUEH / CORCOVADO / MARIA CHRISTINA [North Atlantic Seaway by N.R.P.Bonsor, vol.2,p.757-8], GERTY / CITY OF CANDIA 1903 Dublin and ; Oldenburg/Hamburg: Gerhard Stalling, c1972), pp. Her first voyage for these owners started 20th Nov.1897 when she left to an emigrant ship at Palmers, Hebburn with accommodation for 1,962 only two meals a day would be a quickly fading memory as well, as least Japan renamed SENZAN MARU, based at Dairen. Yard No.22, she was she was fitted with compound engines by Laird Bros, Birkenhead and renamed Bremen, 1857-1970; History, Fleet, Ship Mails (2 vols. Launched Ships of the World, vol.4, 1936-1950, by Arnold Kludas. of Italy and renamed GRADISCA. Steam Navigation Co. Departing the next day, she steamed via Yokosuka, Japan, to spread eagle head, 2,067 tons, length 296.5ft x beam 40ft x depth 22ft, was partly British owned, was built by W.H.Webb at New York in 1849 and screw propulsion, service speed 18 knots; accommodation for 568 1st-class, Austriaca, Trieste. four twin 40mm gun mounts) and 15 twin 20mm gun mounts. // -->