SS Sierra Salvada Ephemera Collection
Sierra Salvada (1912) North German Lloyd
Built by Bremer Vulkan, Vegesack, Germany. Tonnage: 8,227. Dimensions: 439' x 56'. Twin-screw, 13 knots. Triple expansion engines. Two masts and one funnel. Passengers: 120 first, 80 third, 1,450 steerage. Renamed: (a) Avare, (b) Peer Gynt, (c) Neptunia, (d) Oceana. Sister ships: Sierra Cordoba, Sierra Nevada, 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 Salvada (1922) Hamburg-South American Line
Built by Vulkan Werke, Hamburg, Germany. Tonnage: 13,615. Dimensions: 499' x 64'. Twin-screw, 15 knots. Triple expansion engines. Two masts and one funnel. Renamed: (a) Cap Norte (1934), (b) Empire Trooper (1940), Ex-Cap Norte (1932). Fate: Scrapped in 1955.
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.