Built by A/G Vulcan Shipyard, Stettin, Germany, 1896. 10,531 gross tons; 546 (bp) feet long; 60 feet wide. Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin screw. Service speed 14 ? knots. 2,423 passengers (216 first class, 243 second class, 1,964 third class).Two masts and two funnels; sister ship KONIGIN LUISE.
Built for North German Lloyd, German flag, in 1896 and named Friedrich der Grosse. Built for Bremerhaven-Suez-Australia service. Also Bremerhaven-New York and Mediterranean-New York service. Seized by US Government, in 1917 and renamed USS Huron. Transport service. US Navy 1917-1919 and US Shipping Board West Indies service. Sold to Los Angeles Steamship Company, in 1922 and renamed City of Honolulu. Los Angeles-Honolulu service. Caught fire and abandoned; sunk by a US Navy warship in 1922.