Hans and Anna ran the Crooked Creek 'Cob & Co way station' and hotel, and it appears that she was there when she died after 3 weeks in hospital at Georgetown on 27.7.1927.
Built by R.Steele & Co, Greenock in 1873 for North German Lloyd of Bremen, the "Nurnberg" was a 3,116 gross ton ship, length 351ft x beam 39.1ft. She had a straight stem, one funnel, two masts (rigged for sail), iron construction, single screw and a speed of 12 knots. There was accommodation for 34-1st, 33-2nd and 600-3rd class passengers. Launched on 9/9/1873, she sailed from Bremen on her maiden voyage to Southampton and Baltimore on 17/2/1874. On 11/9/1880 she commenced her first voyage from Bremen to Southampton and New York (9 round voyages) and on 15/12/1886 started sailings from Bremen via the Suez Canal to the Far East. She started her first Bremen - Suez - Australia voyage on 13/7/1887 and her eighth and last on 11/6/1891. On 21/1/1892 she commenced her last Bremen - Baltimore crossing and in 1895 was sold and scrapped the following year at Vegesack. [North Atlantic Seaway by N.R.P.Bonsor, vol.2, p.549] - [Posted to The Ships List by Ted Finch 27 February 1998]
Gentofte Sogn , Sokkelund Herred , København Amt.1925 electoral roll Anna Benthine Sophie Nielsen was at Crooked Creek . home duties
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