SS Silesia Archival Collection

Silesia (1869) Hamburg-American Line

Built by Caird & Go., Ltd., Greenock, Scotland. Tonnage: 3,156. Dimensions: 341' x 40'. Single-screw, 13 knots. Inverted type engines. Re-engined with compounds. Two masts and one funnel. Iron hull. Launched: April 14, 1869. Maiden voyage: Hamburg-Havre-New York, June 22, 1869. Renamed: (a) Pacifica (1887-1888) British, (b) Citta di Napoli (1888-1891) Italian, (c) Montevideo (1891-1899) Italian. Fate: Ran aground near the island of Lobos in the River Plate between Uruguay and Argentina in December 1899. Sister ships: Holsatia and Westphalia.


1883-11-04 Passenger Manifest of SS Silesia

1883-11-04 SS Silesia

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Steerage
  • Date of Departure: 4 November 1883
  • Route: Hamburg to New York
  • Commander: Captain Barends


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