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Shipbuilder: Earle's Shipbuilding
Build location: Hull
Build year: 1875
Built for: North German Lloyd of Bremen
The Hapsburg which was a 3,094 gross ton ship, length 353ft x beam 39.1ft, one funnel, two masts, iron hull, single screw, speed 12 knots. Accommodation for 142-1st and 800-3rd class passengers. Built by Earle's Shipbuilding, Hull, she was launched on 9th Jan.1875 for North German Lloyd of Bremen. Her maiden voyage started 11th Mar.1876 when she left Bremen for Southampton and New York and in May 1876 she transferred to Bremen - South America sailings. She resumed New York sailings on 21st Apr.1880 and started her 30th and last voyage on this service on 10th Apr.1886. Between 23rd Feb.1887 and 24th Oct.1894 she was used on the Bremen - Suez - Australia route, being re-engined and refitted to carry 63-1st, 30-2nd and 641-3rd class passengers in 1891.