Bremen-Departed Bremen,Germany April 7 arrived at New York April 18.1900


#    FAMILY MEMBERS                 BIRTH DATE             BIRTH PLACE                                 DEATH DATE        DEATH PLACE

2121 TESKE, Jacob      30 May 1870   Bergdorf, Gluckstal   24 Apr 1945    Eureka, S.D.

2122 PFEIFFER, Louisa 26 Oct 1876    Bergdorf, Gluckstal

2123 TESKE, Katherine    Abt 1898                             Abt 1966

     Final Destination Eureka, South Dakota

Built by Schichau Shipyard, Danzig, Germany, 1897. 10,552 gross tons; 550 (bp) feet long; 60 feet wide.

 Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin screw. Service speed 14 1/2 knots. 2,330 passengers (230 first class, 250 second class, 1,850 third class).


Built for North German Lloyd, German flag, in 1897 and named Bremen. Bremerhaven-New York, Austrlia and Mediterranean-New York service. Nearly lost in Great Hoboken Pier Fire on June 30, 1900. Laid-up 1914-18. Given as reparations to P&O Lines, British flag, in 1919. London-Australia service. Sold to Byron Steam Navigation Company, British flag, in 1921 and renamed Constantinople. Piraeus-Mediterranean ports-New York service. Renamed King Alexander in 1924. Also Piraeus-Mediterranean ports-New York service. Scrapped in Italy in 1929.

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

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