SS Lincoln in drydock (Google Maps). SS President Lincoln (in HAL service 1907-1914.) The radioman was then sending out an "S-O-S" message. Designed by Macgregor Laird and built by Curling and Young of London, she was fitted for 154 passengers. SS President Lincoln Hamburg America line. Great American wanted passengers to feel they were in a luxury hotel rather than at sea. [4] Her return trip also averaged only 8.4 knots (15.6 km/h)[1] as compared to Great Western’s eastbound record of 10.17 knots (18.83 km/h). The people behind the foundation of the company was ship broker August Bolten, ship owner Ferdinand Laiesz and banker Adolph Halle. For the 20th century river excursion steamboat, see, British and American Steam Navigation Company, "The Cookman Story: Reform in Hull and the United States", http://www.cnrs-scrn.org/northern_mariner/vol15/tnm_15_3_53-71.pdf, Shipwrecks and maritime incidents in 1841, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=SS_President&oldid=994234593, Victorian-era passenger ships of the United Kingdom, Victorian-era merchant ships of the United Kingdom, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, March 1841, lost with all aboard under unknown circumstances, Briefly held the title before the preceding ship reclaimed it†, This page was last edited on 14 December 2020, at 18:54. [4], Relative to her size, President was significantly less powerful than her rivals. C $22.30. Sign in to disable ALL ads. C $24.85 shipping. Articles about selected ships ships and special events in their history. 1910-07-24 SS President Lincoln Passenger List. Originally S.S. President Lincoln (German Passenger Liner, 1907) S.S. President Lincoln, a 18,168 gross ton passenger liner, was built in 1907 at Belfast, Ireland, for commercial operation by the Hamburg-American Line. C $38.33. Thank you for helping build the largest language community on the internet. [1], As designed by Macgregor Laird, President was 500 GRT larger than British Queen, then the largest ship. West Indies service, 1914 interned at New York, 1917 seized by USA, renamed USS Kittery. Seized in New York harbor in 1917, it was turned over to the Shipping Board and transferred to the Navy for operation as a troop transport. SS President Lincoln Passenger Lists. Captain Witt; First Officer E. Knorr; Second Officer C. Manitius Both were seized in New York in 1914, with President Lincoln serving as a troop carrier who died under a torpedo in 1918, and the other was exploited until 1951, a fine career for such a ship, but which also shows legendary strength. U-90 in the North Atlantic, 26 lives lost, The information listed above is not the complete record of the ship. SS President was a British passenger liner that was the largest ship in the world when she was commissioned in 1840, and the first steamship to founder on the transatlantic run when she was lost at sea with all 136 on board in March 1841. President was last seen the next day struggling in a gale. Shipping lines, Norwegian agents, authorizations, routes and fleets. Formerly the German steamer President Lincoln of the Hamburg-American Line, it was built by Harland and Wolff in Belfast in 1907. ships from the famous Belfast shipyards. World War II began for France the day before, Sept. 1, 1939. Specifications Displacement: 6500 light tons, 8000 t PC. In the 33 years between the assassination of Tsar Alexander II in 1881 (known to posterity as a "great reformer") and the outbreak of WW I, about one third of the east European Jews left their homelands-a migration comparable in modern Jewish history only to the flight from the Spanish inquisition. SS Winifredian 1913 Souvenir Passsenger List (Liverpool to Boston) - Saloon Passenger List, Leyland Line S. S. "Winifredian," Sailing from Liverpool to Boston, Thursday, 7th August, 1913. What is interesting about this list is the date. [5] Under the command of Robert J. Fayrer, [6] President left the Mersey with few passengers because both Great Western and Cunard’s Acadia sailed the previous week. [This booklet was distributed to cabin passengers. Queen Victoria asked that a special messenger be sent to her if there was news about the ship. Among the passengers was the Rev. [1] Her disappearance was major news for several months and even Queen Victoria followed the story. Four cycles were completed without incident: October–November 1917, December 1917-January 1918, February–March, and March–May. Descriptions of some of the great maritime disasters involving emigrant ships, like the wrecking of the steamer Atlantic of the White Star Line, sinking of the ocean liner Empress of Ireland and the Thingvalla line steamer Norge disaster. Ending 27 Dec at 17:02 EST 6d 2h. [8] The late ship deathwatch stretched out for months. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. - USS President Lincoln Collection. CB Radio - Ham Radio - LINCOLN II + - Rotary switch and Up/down channel selector - VFO Mode (continuous scanning of 24.890 Mhz to 24.990 Mhz and of 28.000 Mhz to 29.700 Mhz) As a result, President was top heavy. SS President: 1840 Vanished and presumed lost March 1841 SS President Coolidge: 1931 Struck two mines and sank on October 26, 1942 USS President Lincoln: 1907 Torpedoed and sunk by U-90 on May 31, 1918 USS Pretoria: 1897 Scrapped in 1921 SS Queen Elizabeth 2: 1967 Preserved as a museum/hotel ship in Dubai: RMS Queen Mary: 1934 [1], Departing Liverpool in February, under Captain Richard Roberts, President’s third westbound voyage to New York lasted 21 days. Again her captain was replaced. She was the largest passenger ship in the world from 1840 to 1841. [4], President’s wooden hull was subdivided into watertight compartments. However, it was not as robust as Great Western or the new Cunard vessels just entering service. Digitized images of the passenger lists are available online for 1850-1934 (except the time frames noted above). President Lincoln made five voyages from New York to France, transporting approximately 23,000 American troops which she disembarked at Brest, France and St. Nazaire. It may not be as accurate as the passenger manifest][$] Ships Passenger Lists to USA 1914 She was not seen again. After just two round trip voyages, she required refit after stormy seas weakened and twisted her hull. Hamburg – New York - 3 -18 Apr 1914 . President Lincoln sank about a half-hour later. USS President Lincoln (1917-1918). Her twin screws gave her a top speed of 14 knots. USS President Lincoln was a troop transport in the United States Navy during World War I. The plan was that by 1840, either President or British Queen was to depart each month for New York. 353 and was an 18,084 gross ton ship. Click link below to join the American Historical Society Of Germans From Russia. 1,849: President Grant: 1903: ex- Servian, 1907 purchased from Wilson & Furness Leyland Line renamed President Grant, 1917 seized by USA. 73 April 22, 1914, MANCHURIA-June 3, 1914, SAN JUAN 74 June 3, 1914, SAN JUAN- July 15, 1914, TENYO MARU 75 July 15, 1914, TENYO MARU-August 1, 1914, NEWPORT 76 August 1, 1914, NEWPORT-August 28, 1914, SIBERIA 77 August 31, 1914, CHIYO MARU-October 16, 1914, NEWPORT [1], President’s maiden voyage in August 1840 lasted 16.5 days and averaged only 8.4 knots (15.6 km/h)[1] as compared to the then record of 9.52 knots (17.63 km/h) posted by Great Western. A rather distinctive ship, with six masts, a split superstructure and relatively large cargo capacity, she was mainly intended for the westbound … [3] She sailed from New York on her fifth and final trip to Europe on 10 May 1918. This problem was compounded in 1841 when President’s paddle wheels were modified with non-feathering paddles. Cabin Passenger List for the SS President Lincoln of the Hamburg America Line, Departing 1 November 1912 from Hamburg to New York via Southampton and Boulogne-sur-Mer, Commanded by Captain Witt.Written in German and English. British American failed to secure the rights to use the patented design and removed the feathering paddles before President left on her first 1841 voyage in order to avoid litigation . Ellis Island Ship Manifests: 1906-1923. The ship's owner, the British and American Steam Navigation Company, collapsed as a result of the disappearance. Senior Officers and Staff. By the time Witt navigated his ship into New York on August 5th, Germany had declared war with France and England. The corridor aft to the regular staterooms was a picture gallery, with ten oil paintings depicting scenes about Christopher Columbus. USS President Lincoln (1917-1918) Underway at sea during World War I. Photographed from USS Susquehanna (ID # 3016), which was in convoy with President Lincoln when the latter was torpedoed and sunk on 31 May 1918. SS President was a British passenger liner that was the largest ship in the world when she was commissioned in 1840,[1][2] and the first steamship to founder on the transatlantic run when she was lost at sea with all 136 on board in March 1841. This was accomplished by adding a third deck to the design of the British Queen. Hamburg Passenger Lists 1850-1934 Online at Ancestry (requires payment) The years 1850-1914 and 1920-1926 have been indexed so far. • SS President Lincoln departed Hamburg and arrived in New York on May 30, 1912 • SS Graf Waldersee departed Hamburg on May 15, 1911 and arrived in New York on May 28, 1914 • SS Lapland departed Antwerp and arrived in New York on April 21, 1921 • First Member of the Millenium • First Babies of the Old Millenium • New Britain Sesquicentennial Listing Includes Date Voyage Began, Steamship Line, Vessel, Passenger Class and Route. [4], British and American recognized from the beginning that frequent sailings were required and that the line needed a fleet of steamers for its new transatlantic service. 516 results for lincoln cent 1914 Save lincoln cent 1914 to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. [1], President was the second liner owned by British and American and was noted for her luxurious interiors. [4], This article is about a 19th century transatlantic steamship. She was also underpowered and had the slowest passage times of any transatlantic steamer up to that point. Join Today! 0 bids. Unfollow lincoln cent 1914 to stop getting updates on your eBay Feed. Her opulent interiors were in sharp contrast to the sparse accommodations of Cunard’s fleet. The information was collected from a multitude of sources, and new information will be added as it emerges. President was over 25% larger than the British Queen, the previous holder of the size record, and over twice the size of Cunard’s Britannia Class, the first three of which were also commissioned in 1840. SS President Lincoln Passenger List - 1 November 1912. The Hamburg America Line was the first German transatlantic steamship line, established in 1847. She was overloaded with cargo to compensate for her roll. Construit în 1898, 2546 pasageri. Leaving New York City, President was only able to complete 300 miles in four days and returned to the Hudson to refuel. 18,072: President Lincoln: 1903 You will find in-depth studies concerning the emigration process, statistics and facts, and information about the immigration processing centers line Castle Garden and Ellis Island. Le Havre-NY, September 2 1939. Tests in 1830 demonstrated that feathering paddles improved speed by 25% in smooth water and over 50% in rough seas. On July 25, 1914 the Dampfschiffe (Steamship) President Lincoln under command of Kaptain Witt, left Germany on what would be her last trip under a German flag. Hamburg 1 dec., New York 14 dec. 1911. (18) 18 product ratings - 1914-S 1C BN Lincoln Cent. Listen to the audio pronunciation of SS President Lincoln on pronouncekiwi. 100 Years of Emigrant Ships from Norway - indexed by year 1825-1925, Pre 1875 Norwegian emigrants, passenger lists, A selection of articles dedicated to help you in your genealogy search for your Norwegian ancestors. Transcripts and pictures of historic documents in connection with the ships and emigration. She was 598´ 8" in length and a beam of 68´2" with one funnel and six masts. S/S President Lincoln, Hamburg America Line, Search for ships by name or by first letter, browse by owner or builder. All Digitized Passenger Lists For the SS President Lincoln Available at the GG Archives. 3rd class. To avoid litigation, changes were made to her paddle wheels after her second round trip that further complicated her lack of power, especially in rough weather. Built in 1961 for American President Lines as the SS President Lincoln, this ship served in the commercial trades for her entire service life before being turned over to MARAD in 1979 and placed into the Ready Reserve Fleet. Formerly a German ocean liner of the Hamburg-America Line, she was commissioned by the Navy in 1917 to ferry young men and equipment to the Western Front. 8 pages + covers. 12,440: President Lincoln (1) 1921: ex- Hoosier State, 1922 renamed President Lincoln, 1938 transferred from Dollar SS Co., 1940 sold to Ybarra y Cia, Spain renamed Maria del Carmen. Trond Austheim's database of emigrant ship arrivals around the world, 1870-1894. The following appeared on 5 October 1921 in The New York Times: Bayern's Officers Visit City Hall and Are Cheered by Crowd. She sailed for her return voyage on 11 March 1841 with 136 passengers and crew along with an extensive cargo manifest. Passenger List. Arriving at Brest on the 23rd, s… President encountered a gale and was seen on her second day out laboring in heavy seas in the dangerous area between Nantucket Shoals and Georges Bank. This section contains articles describing the transatlantic voyage, the condition of the steerage accommodations and the experience of an ocean travel on an emigrant ship. PRESIDENT LINCOLN was built by Harland & Wolff, Belfast, Ireland in 1903 as ship No. the SS 'President Lincoln' The President Lincoln along with sister ship President Tyler was built in 1961 by the Bethlehem Steel Corporation Shipyard in San Francisco for American President Lines and was one of its "Deluxe Sea Racer Cargo Liners". Construit în 1903, 3443 pasageri. As a result, her 1840 voyage times were disappointing. The two berth regular cabins were seven feet by seven feet. 1914-S Circulated Good-very good Lincoln Wheat Cent. The original print has been retouched to emphasize the smoke issuing from her stack. President was top heavy and rolled excessively because she was constructed with a third deck on top of a hull with almost the same waterline dimensions as British Queen. When the President Lincoln was running through a wild sea, Schlerme Levin, a Russian lad of eighteen, traveling alone in steerage, committed suicide by jumping overboard. C $0.01. [1], On 11 March 1841, President cleared New York bound for Liverpool on her third eastbound voyage. 31 May 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the troop transport USS President Lincoln. The regular staterooms could accommodate 110 passengers and another 44 forward in Servants cabins. She was the largest passenger ship in the world from 1840 to 1841. C $21.54 shipping. SS President Lincoln: ... 1914. Upon arrival in Liverpool, her December voyage was cancelled and she was refitted. 1914 S Lincoln Cent Wheat Penny- Unique Damage. Having been damaged severely by her … George Grimston Cookman, who had served as Chaplain of the Senate, and the popular Irish comic actor Tyrone Power, who was the great-grandfather of the film star of the same name. Photo #: NH 103354 USS President Lincoln (1917-1918) Photographed by the wireless operator of USS Rijndam (ID # 2505) just after she was torpedoed on 31 May 1918. [5] The President’s captain was blamed for the poor performance and replaced by Michael Macarthy Keane. 1909, 1911 SS President Lincoln, 1912 SS Zeeland, 1914 SS Vaderland 1922 prezent în Niagara fals Us: a ramas în US. Oct 8, launched as the "Scotian" for Wilson's & Furness-Leyland, Purchased by HAPAG, renamed "President Lincoln", June 1, maiden voyage Hamburg-Boulogne-Plymouth-New York, Seized by USA at New York, became a transport ship, May 31, torpedoed and sunk by German sub. The saloon measured 80 feet by 34 feet and was in Tudor Gothic style. [7] However, her times were no better on her second round trip. In 1918, her luck ran out when she was torpedoed by the German submarine SM U-90. ex- Oregon Mail, 1973 transferred from American Mail Line, 1975 renamed President Kennedy. He had attracted some attention because of his persistent talk that he was pursued by Cossacks and Russian secret police. Check this section if you have an interest in shipwrecks. SS Graf Waldersee: As soon as the line’s first unit, British Queen was delivered, British and American ordered the President. 5×9.5″. C $12.64 shipping. Also including articles about Pioneers & Norwegian Settlements Around the World. SS Graf Waldersee, Hamburg America Line. Her exterior decoration included a figurehead of George Washington. 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