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SS Fulda Archival Collection

Fulda (1882) North German Lloyd

Built by John Elder & Co., Glasgow, Scotland. Tonnage: 4,816. Dimensions: 438' x 46' (455' o.l.). Single-screw, 17 knots. Compound engines. 6,300 I.H.P. Four masts and two funnels. Iron hull. Passengers: 125 first, 130 second, 1,000 third. Maiden voyage: Bremen-Southampton-New York, March 12, 1883. Service: Transferred to Mediterranean-New York service in 1891. Fate: After sustaining serious damage in drydock at Birkenhead in 1899, was broken up for scrap. Sister ship: Werra.


Front Cover of 1889 Brochure from North German Lloyd "Short Route to London via Southampton and the Continent."

1889 - North German Lloyd - Short Route to London

Brochure prepared by the New York Agents of the Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen Steamship Line in 1889 - The year of the Paris Exhibition. As a convenient pocket-size guide, the brochure provided a lot of useful information about the Norddeutcher Lloyd, their fleet and accommodations for First and Second Cabin passengers. Featured Ships: Lahn, Eider, Trave, Aller, Ems, Fulda, Saale, Werra, and the Elbe.