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The Peter Rickmers

Peter Rickmers - SLV H99.220-4007

Peter Rickmers in all her glory

Peter RickmersEdit

A four-masted steel barque built in 1889 by Russel & Co., Port Glasgow. Dimensions 101,29×13,56×7,77 meters [332'0"×44'4"×25'4"] and tonnage 2926 GRT and 2751 NRT. Rigged with royals and skysails over double top- and top-gallant sails.

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1889 October
Launched at the shipyard of Russel & Co., Port Glasgow, for Rickmers Reismühlen, Rhederei und Schiffbau AG, Bremerhaven. Assigned the German identification signal ____.
1889-1893
In command of Captain Hans Andresen.
1892/1893
Sailed from Astoria, OR, to Plymouth in 113 days.
1894-1895
In command of Captain Emil Berg.
1894 February — May
Sailed from Cardiff to Singapore in 84 days.
1896-1900
In command of Captain J.H. Westermeyer.
1900-1901
In command of Captain Paul Schober.
1901-1904
In command of Captain August Walsen.
1904-1904
In command of Captain Edwin R.W. Nauschütz.
1905-1905
In command of Captain H. Bandelin [?].
1905-1906
In command of Captain Heinrich Plate.
1906 June 6
Sailed from [?] Rangoon for Bremerhaven with a cargo of rice.
1906 October 29
Sank the Herman in a collision off Dover. Was brought to Vlissingen for repairs.
1907-1907
In command of Captain George Bachmann.
1908 April 30
Stranded on the sand banks west of Fire Island at Jones Inlet, New York. A picture of the wreck is available from the Long Island Wreck Site.
1908 May 19
Destroyed when the remaining 95.000 cases of oil caught fire.

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