SS Scharnhorst (1904)
|Route:||Bremen - New York|
|Builder:||Tecklenborg Shipping Yard|
|Fate:||1919 seized by France, 1920 transferred to French Line and renamed La Bourdonnais.|
|Class and type:||General class|
|Propulsion:||2 Quadruple expansion engines, 5,000 shp|
90 first class|
70 second class
Scharnhorst belonged to a class of steamers known as the General class. Her sisterships included the steamships Zeiten, Seydlitz, Gneisenau, and Roon.
On 19 December, 1908, Scharnhorst arrived in New York harbor, after having been delayed by inclement weather. Two passengers died on the ship, one killed by a wave that washed him into the railing. Both passengers were buried the next day.
- "The New York Times" (PDF). http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?_r=2&res=9D0DEEDA1731E233A25753C2A9649D946997D6CF&oref=slogin&oref=slogin. Retrieved January 24, 2008.
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