SS Kleist Archival Collection
Kleist (1906) North German Lloyd
Built by F. Schichau, Danzig, Germany. Tonnage: 8,959. Dimensions: 463' x 57'. Propulsion: Twin-screw, 14 knots. Quadruple expansion engines. Masts and Funnels: Two masts and one funnel. Services: Built for Far East and Australian trades. However made some North Atlantic crossings. Renamed: Yoshino Maru (1919). Sister ship: Goeben.
Sailing Schedule, Breman-Hamburg-Rotterdam-Antwerp-Southampton-Gibraltar-Genoa, from 28 March 1907 to 8 January 1908. Ships Included the Bülow, Gneisenau, Goeben, Kleist, Preussen, Prinz Eitel Friedrich, Prinz Heinrich, Prinz Ludwig, Prinz Regent Luitpold, Prinzess Alice, Roon, Scharnhorst, Seydlitz, Yorck, and Zieten. SS Chemnitz Passenger List, 6 April 1907. GGA Image ID # 1f76a639e5