SS Fulda Archival Collection


SS Fulda (1882) of the Norddeutcher Lloyd.

SS Fulda (1882) of the Norddeutcher Lloyd. Photo by John S. Johnston. Published by Detroit Publishing Company. Library of Congress LCCN 2016795269. GGA Image ID # 20d548ab95


Fulda (1882) North German Lloyd

Built by John Elder & Co., Glasgow, Scotland. Tonnage: 4,816. Dimensions: 438' x 46' (455' o.l.). Propulsion: Single-screw, 17 knots. Compound engines. 6,300 I.H.P. Masts and Funnels: 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 Changes: 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.


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