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Photographer:DDGHANSA [View profile]Title:GeestemundeAdded:Mar 24, 2020
Photo Category: Tankers built before 1970
Note on the backside: Geestemünde, 1890

I can't find any information about this ship. Can someone help?

From the collection of my grandfather. Source, date and location unknown.
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libertyshiplad on Mar 26, 2020 20:24 (12 days ago)
Rigged for sails on the foremast.
Would obstruct lookout from the bridge though ?
DDGHANSA on Mar 26, 2020 17:43 (12 days ago)
Also thanks to Bjørn Knudsen for the information.
Bjørn Knudsen on Mar 26, 2020 16:05 (12 days ago)
IDNo: 2212587
Year: 1890
Type: Tanker
Flag: DEU
Date of completion: 9.90
Tons: 2773
Yard No: 560
Country of build: GBR
Builder: Armstrong Mitchell
Location of yard: Low Walker
1914 BRABANT - BU Mobile 1q.30
DDGHANSA on Mar 26, 2020 13:48 (12 days ago)
Hallo schepekees, thanks again for your help.
Best wishes
schepekees on Mar 26, 2020 13:05 (12 days ago)
Built bySir W.G. Armstrong, mitchell & co., Low Walker (yard no. 560) for Deutsch-Amerikanische Petroleum-Gesellschaft, Geestemunde. 2987 Grt/4400 DWT. 1906 registered at Hamburg. March 1914 so0ld to Continental Petroleum SA, Antwerpen, and renamed Brabant. Later that year sold to The Texas Co., Port Arthur (USA) 1925sold to Chas. Bernson, also of Port Arthur. 1930 scrapped st Mobile (Alabama) Source:G.U. Detlefsen, Deutsche Reedereien, Band 6, Bad Segeberg 1997, page 46.
Best wishes,
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