Built by Germania Werft, Kiel, Germany, 1908. 8,072 gross tons; 449 (bp) feet long; 54 feet wide. Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin screw. Service speed 13.5 knots. 1,260 passengers (100 first class, 1,160 third class).Steel two deck ship with two masts and one funnel.
Built for Hamburg-American Line, German flag, in 1908 and named Ypiranga. Sold to Anchor Line, British flag, in 1921 and renamed Assyria. Glasgow to New York service. Sold to Companhia Colonial, Portuguese flag, in 1929 and renamed Colonial. Sold to British owners, British flag, in 1950 and renamed Bisco 9. Broke tow, went ashore in 1950.