Welcome to the Worldwide Greathead family my One-Name Study - Germanic

Built by Harlan & Wolff Limited, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1875. 5,071 gross tons; 468 (bp) feet long; 45 feet wide. Compound engine, single screw. Service speed 16 knots. 1,700 passengers (200 first class, 1,500 third class). Built for White Star and Dominion Lines, in 1875 and named Germanic. Liverpool-New York service. Won trans-Atlantic Blue Ribbon for speed in 1876. Sold to Dominion Line, British flag, in 1905 and renamed Ottawa. Liverpool-Canada service. Sold to Turkish owners, in 1911 and renamed Gul-Djemal. Mediterranean and Black Sea service. Torpedoed and sunk in 1928 and renamed Gulcemal. Constantinople-New York service. After 76 years of service it was scrapped in Italy in 1905.