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Pisa

 
Hamburg-America Line
 


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Length: 390 ft.
Breadth: 46 ft.
Draft (or Depth): 30.6 ft.
Tonnage: 4,473 (gross)
Engines: Triple Expansion Steam Engine Single-Screw
Speed: 12 knots
Builder: Alexander Stephen and Sons, Glasgow, Scotland, (Yard No. 369)
Launched: November 24, 1896
Maiden Voyage: May 20, 1897
Disposition: 1934 - Scrapped in Massachussetts.
Particulars:








Port of Registry: Hamburg, Germany
Flag of Registry: German
Funnel color: Buff
Company flag: Blue and white, diagonally quartered; yellow shield at center with black anchor and black HAPAG
Signal Letters:
Wireless call letters: D D F
Details: Capacity: 1,240 passengers, First-class: 40, Third-class: 1200


 

Relationship to Titanic disaster / inquiries.

April 14, 1912

On a westbound crossing, from Hamburg, to St. John's, Newfoundland, encountered ice on 14 in the same general vicinity as ss Titanic.

Copy of report was received by the U. S. Hydrographic Office on April 15. As follows:

"In latitude 42° 6' north and longitude 49° 43' west met with extensive field ice, and sighted seven bergs of considerable sizes on both sides of track."


Data:

November 24, 1896

Launched by Alexander Stephen and Sons, Glasgow, Scotland, (Yard No. 369) for the Sloman Line.

May 20, 1897

Maiden voyage:

1903

Chartered by the Hamburg-America Line (HAPAG)

September 1, 1907

Bought outright by HAPAG.

April 14, 1912

On a westbound crossing, from Hamburg, to St. John's, Newfoundland, encountered ice on 14 in the same general vicinity as ss Titanic. Arrived at St. John's on April 17.

April 1917

Seized by the United States Government, and renamed USS Ascutney.

1934

Scrapped in Boston, Massachusetts.