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GROSSER KURFURST - Sailed  From Bremen Germany September 18, 1909 arriving in New York September 28, 1909


#   FAMILY MEMBER                 BIRTH DATE    BIRTH PLACE         DEATH DATE  DEATH PLACE

1280 ROSENFELDER,Pauline    Jul 1888   Jacobstal,Russia 5 Jul 1953      Flagstaff,Arizona

1350 ROSENFELDER,Jacob     5 Nov 1845  Malojaroslowetz,

1351 SCHLENKER,Anna Maria  0 Dec 1848  Malojaroslowetz,  3 Sep 1909      At Sea

1356 ROSENFELDER,Friedrich   Abt 1883  Russia

1357 ROSENFELDER, Mrs.       Abt 1887   Russia

Final destination given as Irvine, Alberta

Pauline Rosenfelder came to America with her parents in 1909 and Married William Krausz 30 Jan 1910.

Grosser Kurfurst

Built by Schichau Shipyard, Danzig, Germany, 1900. 13,182 gross tons; 581 (bp) feet long; 62 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engines, twin screw. Service speed 15 knots. 788 passengers (299 first class, 317 second class, 172 third class).

Built for North German Lloyd, German flag, in 1900 and named Grosser Kurfuerst. Bremerhaven-New York and Bremerhaven-Australia service. Laid up at New York 1914-1917. Seized by United States Navy, American flag, in 1917 and renamed USS Aeolus. Transferred to the US Shipping Board in 1919. Chartered by Los Angeles Steamship Company, in 1922 and renamed City of Los Angeles. Los Angeles-Honolulu service. Laid-up 1933-37; scrapped in Japan in 1937.

 

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