Vessel name on Arrival: New York
Original Builder: Blohm & Voss of Steinwerder Yard, Hamburg, Germany
Original Yard No: 474
Vessel Type: passenger
Year Built: 1927
Arrival Date: 18/01/1950
Breakup Started: 19/01/1950
Date First Beached: 14/03/1950
Date Breakup Completed: 09/12/1950
Draught For’d: 10' 10"
Draught Aft: 10' 4"
Passenger-Cargo (reefer) Liner S.S. NEW YORK for Hamburg-Amerika Linie of Hamburg
20-10-1926 : Launched
12-03-1927 : Completed
Tonnage : 21,455 GRT (Increased in 1934 to 22,337 GRT)
Dimensions : 183.6 metres x 22.1 metres (Lengthened in 1934 to 196.8 metres)
Propulsion : Steam Turbines driving twin-screwshafts to give a speed of 15.5 knots.
(Re-engined in 1929 giving an increased speed of 19-20 knots)
01-04-1927 : Maiden voyage : Hamburg-Southampton-Cherbourg-New York
1940 : Laid up at Kiel and used as an Accommodation Ship
03-04-1945 : Kiel-Hindenburgfur bombing by enemy aircraft – capsized
1947 : Vessel raised and refloated
02-08-1949 : Arrived at Dalmuir, Scotland for partial breaking by Arnott Young & Company Shipbreaking
18-01-1950 : Arrived Troon, Ayrshire, for final hulk breaking by West of Scotland Shipbreaking Company