From Our Contribution
|Builder/Built||1908 F Schichau, Danzig|
|Type||passenger / cargo ship (twin screw)|
Originally named Derfflinger, see HMT Derfflinger and built for Norddeutscher Lloyd of Bremen with capacity of 104 first class, 104 second class and 1,919 3rd class passengers. After an initial voyage to New York, she was used on the Germany to Far East via Suez Canal route. Captured by the British at Port Said in 1914 and used as a troopship. Later renamed HMT Huntsgreen. Carried wounded from Gallipoli to Alexandria, and troops back to Gallipoli. Operated until 1923 as a troopship, before being sold back to her previous owners, and given her original name back before eventually being scrapped in 1932 at Bremerhaven.