Date of launch October 1894
Place of launch Bremerhaven
Type 4-masted steel barque
GRT 2395
NRT 2302
Length 82.3 m (270.0 ft)
Beam 13.2 m (43.2 ft)
Draft 8.4 m (27.6 ft)

Later names: Herzogin Sophie Charlotte (1899), Gjertrud (1923)

  • October 1894 
    Built of steel by Rickmers Reismühlen, Rhederei und Schiffbau A.G., Bremerhaven, for their own use. She was rigged as a four-masted barque carrying royals over double top- and topgallant sails.
  • 18 December 1899 
    Sold to Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen, who renamed her the Herzogin Sophie Charlotte and rebuilt her to use her as a schoolship.
  • 1913 
    Sold to Schlüter & Mack, Hamburg.
  • August 1914 
    Stayed at Cleta Buena, Chile, because of the war.
  • 26 September 1918 
    Confiscated by the Chilean Government.
  • 1920 
    Returned to Schlüter & Mack.
  • 21 April 1921 
    Delivered to Great Britain as war compensation.
  • 1921 
    Sold to Robert Mattson, Mariehamn.
  • 1923 
    Sold to Christian Trondsen, Sarpsborg, Norway, and was renamed the Gjertrud.
  • 1928 
    Broken up in Wilhelmshaven.


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