Huntsgreen


SS Huntsgreen was originally a German ship called the DERFFLINGER. After her maiden voyage, she was used on the Bremen - Suez - Far East service until 1914 when she was captured by the British at Port Said. Renamed HUNTSGREEN and operated as a troopship, she was re-sold to NGL in 1923 and rebuilt to 9162 gross tons, with accommodation for 290 2nd class and 521 3rd class passengers.

She resumed Bremen - New York sailings on the 20th of September 1923, and later Bremen - Halifax - Gaveston voyages. Her last Bremen - Halifax - Gaveston sailing was on the 3rd of May 1028 and she subsequently returned to the Far East service until 1932 when she was scrapped at Bremerhaven.

Vessel

Built

Service

Tonnage

Huntsgreen

1908

1917 - 19 Managed by Union-Castle

9060

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type

HP

Screws

139066

F Schichau

Danzig

F Schichau

Danzig

2 x Steam 4 Cyl

6500 IHP

2

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