Stettiner Lloyd, Stettin 1880-1886
The Stettiner Lloyd had been founded in 1880 to provide a service from
Stettin to New York via Scandinavian ports. The company owned only two
vessels, the KÄTIE, 2,737 tons, built by Alexander Stephen & Sons, Glasgow,
in 1880, and the MARTHA built in 1884 by G. Howaldt, Kiel.
Lloyd's service was not a success, and in 1886 was abruptly withdrawn,
without warning, the MARTHA undertaking the last sailing, leaving Stettin
on 17 April 1886, and Gothenburg on 4 May 1886. The company went into
liquidation and the KÄTIE and MARTHA were re-sold to their builders who
were most probably still owed a great portion of their purchase prices.
The Hamburg Amerika Linie (HAPAG) took the opportunity to extend their
New York service from Stettin and started a new service on 1 July 1886
and was in operation for many years and from 1892 onwards known as the
Many thanks to Henk Jungerius and Ted Finch for their assistance
in collecting this data. The following list was extracted from various
is not an
all inclusive list but should only be used as a guide. If you would
like to know more about a vessel, visit the Ship
Descriptions (onsite) or Immigrant
Ship web site.
- Stettin-Copenhagen-Cristiansand-Newcastle-New York
||Years in Service
||built by A. Stephen & Sons, Glasgow | 1886 sold to
A. Stephen & Sons, Glasgow, 1887 sold to Christopher Furness not
renamed, 1890 sold to J.& M. Gunn & Co. renamed Dunkeld, 27 March
1895 struck a derelict 28 miles E of Lobos Island and sank on voyage
to Buenos Aires with coal.
||built by G. Howaldt, Kiel | 1886 sold to G. Howaldt,
Kiel, 1889 sold to H. Diederichsen, Kiel, 1900 sold to Koshkin, Rostov
renamed Metschta, 1906 sold to ROPIT, Odessa, 1923 sold to Caillol,
Marseilles renamed Murat, 1926 scrapped.
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