SS Prinzess Alice Archival Collection
Prinzess Alice (1900) North German Lloyd
Built by "Vulkan", Stettin, Germany. Tonnage: 10,911. Dimensions: 523' x 60'. Propulsion: Twin-screw, 15 knots. Quadruple expansion engines. Masts and Funnels: Two masts and two funnels. Services: Much of her time was spent on the Far East route, but she made some voyages to New York. Renamed: (a) Princess Matoika (1917), (b) President Arthur (1921), (c) City of Honolulu (1924). Fate: As the City of Honolulu she was badly damaged by fire while tied to her pier in 1930. She was laid up until sold to Japanese shipbreakers in 1933. Ownership Change: The Prinzess Alice was purchased from Hamburg-American Line in 1903. Previous Name: Ex-Kiautschou (1903). Sister ship: Prinzess Irene.
Sailing Schedule, Bremen-Southampton-Cherbourg-New York, Barbarossa-Class Twin-Screw Mail Steamer and Mail Steamer, from 28 March 1907 to 14 November 1907. Ships Included the Barbarossa, Brandenburg, Bremen, Breslau, Chemnitz, Frankfurt, Friedrich der Grosse, Grosser Kurfürst, Main, Prinzess Alice, Rhein, Roon, Trave, and Würzburg. SS Chemnitz Passenger List, 6 April 1907. GGA Image ID # 1f764bc518. The Steamers of the Barbarossa Class Go from Bremen via Southampton or Cherbourg; From New York via Plymouth and Cherbourg—the Mail Steamers Run To and from New York Direct. All Steamers Bound for New York Carry Cabin and Steerage Passengers.
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