SS Sierra Nevada Ephemera Collection
Sierra Nevada (1912) North German Lloyd
SS Sierra Nevada (1912) of the Norddeutscher Lloyd. GGA Image ID # 1f6d699d13
Built by Akt. Ges. "Vulkan," Stettin, Germany. Tonnage: 8,235. Dimensions: 439' x 56'. Twin-screw, 13 1/2 knots. Triple expansion engines. Two masts and one funnel. Passengers: 120 first, 80 third, 1,450 steerage. Renamed: Bage (1917) Brazilian. Sister ships: Sierra Cordoba, Sierra Salvada, and Sierra Ventana.
North German Lloyd.—Sierra Nevada (and three sister ships). Dimensions, 139 x 17 X 11J meters. 4,000 H.P. 8,500 tons. Average speed, 13 1/2 knots. Crew numbers 170. The vessel carries 120 1st class, 80 3rd class, and 1,450 steerage passengers. The time from Lisbon-Madeira to Rio is about 15 days—comfortable, well-found steamers. North German Lloyd Sierra class From Bremen and Lisbon to Rio and Santos £25 to £28 (Brazil, 1913, p.196-197)
Sierra Nevada (1922) North German Lloyd
Built by Vulkan Werke, Stettin, Germany. Tonnage: 8,753. Dimensions: 439' x 56'. Twin-screw, 14 knots. Triple expansion engines. Two masts and two funnels. Maiden voyage: Bremen-New York in September 1922. Other Service: Transferred to South American service. Renamed: Madrid (1926). Purchased by Hamburg-South American Line in 1934. Fate: Sunk off Den Helder by air attack, December 9, 1941.
Sailing Schedule, Bremen-Brazil-Argentina (Buenos Aires Linie), from 13 September 1913 to 12 May 1914. Ships Included the Coburg, Giessen, Sierra Córdoba, Sierra Nevada, Sierra Salvada, and Sierra Ventana. SS Grosser Kurfürst Passenger List, 8 Novmeber 1913. GGA Image ID # 1f69927dfb. Click to View Larger Image.