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Ocean liners - BREMEN - 1929


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*service history
- laid down : 18-Jun-1927
- built : Deutsche Schiff- und Maschinenbau A.G.
(Deschimag),
Bremen
- launch : 16-Aug-1928 No. 872
- service : 05-Jul-1929
- commissioned by : Norddeutscher Lloyd Hamburg-Amerika-Linie
- maiden voyage : 16-Jul-1929
- blue riband : 27.83 kn (16-Jul-1929) Bremerhaven-New York
- blue riband : 27.91 kn (Jul 1929) New York-Bremerhaven
- blue riband : 28.51 kn (Mar 1933) Ambrose-Cherbourg
- last voyage : 10-Dec-1939 Murmask-Bremerhaven
- used as : 1940 navy housingship
- catches fire : 13-Mar-1941
- sold for scrapping : 16-Mar-1941
*ocean liner
- displacement : 51,656 gross tons ( BRT)
- anchors : 3

(

15.7 t weight)
- rudder :

Oertz-rudder

screws and oar

 

 

*engines
- shaft horsepower : 85,000 shp - 130,000 shp
- speed : 26.5 kn max. 29.0 kn
- turbine steam engines : 4 producer : Deschim/Weser
typ : 3-level gear-turbine
- oil boiler : 20 ( 17,050 m2 heating area)
- bronce screw : 4 ( 17.0 t weight)

bridge  

 

 

 

 

 

*geometric measurements
- overall length : 938 ft 4 in ( 286,10 m)
- waterline length : 908 ft 10 in ( 277,00 m)
- beam : 102 ft ( 31,06 m)
- draught : 33 ft 11 in ( 10,33 m)
- height keel-mean deck : 79 ft 5 in ( 24,20 m)
*complements
- first class : 610 + 236
- second class : 500 + 15
- tourist class : 300
- third class : 617
- officers and crew : 966 - 1000

lifeboat

*lifeboats
- lifeboats : 22
life saving capacity per boat : 145
- with wireless : 2
- rigged as accident boat : 4

postflyer  

 

 

*post air plane
- catapult start : 1 typ : Heinkel K2
legth : 88 feet 7 in (27.00 m)
payload : 3.500 kg
start speed : 90 km/h
- air plane : 1 typ : Heinkel H12 (name: "New York")
horsepower : 450 hp
payload : 160 kg Post
start speed : 190 km/h

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