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The Volturno Ship Disaster - October 1913

Translated into English by Jan Daamen

© 2000 by Jan Daamen


Survey of rescuing ships and the number of survivors they had on board

Name of the ship Number of survivors on board
Grosser Kurfürst
Captain Spangenberg
owner: Norddeutscher Lloyd
105 (67 passengers and 19 crewmembers)
The persons rescued were brought to shore in New York (U.S.A.)
Czar
captain Smiltneck
owner: Russian America Line
102 (97 passengers and 5 crewmembers)
The persons rescued were brought to shore at the Nieuwe Waterweg in Rotterdam (Netherlands)
Kroonland (steamship)
owner: Red Star Line
90
The persons rescued were brought to shore in New York (U.S.A)
Devonian
owner: Leyland Line
59
The persons rescued were brought to shore in Liverpool (U.K.)
Seydlitz (packet boat)
owner: Norddeutscher Lloyd
46
La Tourraine (packet boat)
captain Caussin
owner: Compagnie Générale Transatlantique
40 or 42
(passengers: Russians, Rumanians, Czechs, Poles and jews from Galicia)
The persons rescued were brought to shore in Le Havre (France)
Minneapolis
owner: Atlantic Transport Line
30
The persons rescued were brought to shore in Tilbury (U.K.)
Narrangansett (tanksteamer)
captain Harwood
owner: Anglo-American Oil Co.
29
The persons rescued were brought to shore in Gravesend (U.K.)
Rappahannock
owner: Furness Line
19
Carmania I (1905-1932)
captain J.C. Barr
first officer: Mr. Gardner
owner: Cunard Line
11
Asian
owner: Leyland Line
?
Total number of persons saved about 533 persons

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