BALTIC - Photo: Frank Pichardo Collection

Built by Harlan & Wolff Limited, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1904. 23,884 gross tons; 726 (bp) feet long; 75 feet wide. Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin screw.  Service speed 16 knots.  2,875 passengers (425 first class, 450 second class, 2,000 third class). Built for White Star and Dominion Lines, in 1904 and named Baltic. Liverpool-New York service. Largest ship afloat, 1904-05. Troopship during World War I. Scrapped in 1933.

Source: The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation. American Family  Immigration History Center

BALTIC


ID# NAME                                         BIRTH DATE  BIRTH PLACE                             DEATH DATE    DEATH PLACE

  1231 WIEST, Friedrich Karl 6 Jul 1881 Rohrbach, Kherson, Russia  27 Feb 1957  Fresno, Calif.

1230 CROISSANT, Katherina 25   May 1882 Rohrbach, Russia            5 Mar 1944  Dinuba, Tulare, Calif.

1236 WIEST, Lydia           13 Feb 1906 Friedrichsfeld, Russia

1237 WIEST, Friedrich       17 Apr 1907 Friedrichsfeld, Russia     15 Jan 1996  Fresno, California

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