Relative Immigration

19 Bremen Steamship Ohio

Claus and Margaret (Cordes) Korte family arrived in New York aboard the SS Ohio.

Ship Description

Ship Name Ohio
Years in service 1869-1894
Funnels 1
Masts 2
Aliases Amazzone (1894), Rio Santa Cruz (1897)
Shipping Line North German Lloyd
Ship description Built by Caird & Co., Greenock, Scotland. Tonnage: 2,394. Dimensions: 301′ x 39′. Single-screw, 10 knots. Inverted engines. Two masts and one funnel. Iron hull.
History Maiden voyage: Bremen-Southampton-Baltimore, March 8, 1869. Re-engined with compounds by 1881. Sold to Argentine Government in 1894. Renamed: (a) Amazzone (1894), (b) Rio Santa Cruz (1897). Sister ship: Leipzig.

Information Sources Passenger Ships and Images[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2007.

Ship Picture

SS Ohio
Steamship Ohio ca 1887

Photograph of the OHIO in the Neuer Hafen, Bremerhaven, about 1887.  Source: Arnold Kludas, Die Geschichte der Deutschen Passagierschiffahrt, Bd. 1: Die Pionierjahre von 1850 bis 1890, Schriften des Deutschen Schiffahrtsmuseums, 22 (Hamburg: Kabel, c1986), p. 171.

Information Source

SS OHIO,  October 23, 2010. Prokosch… Who, Where, How, What, and Why? downloaded from 29 Jun 2020.

Departures of the Vessel Ohio from Bremerhaven – 1881

date vessel’s name Agency / shipping company captain destination Number of passengers Arrivals Remarks
21.05.1881 Ohio Nordd. Lloyd, Bremen Meyer, G. New York 1292
29.06.1881 Ohio Nordd. Lloyd, Bremen Meyer, G. New York 821
10.08.1881 Ohio Nordd. Lloyd, Bremen Meyer, G. New York 782
05.10.1881 Ohio Nordd. Lloyd, Bremen Meyer, G. New York 1195
23.11.1881 Ohio Nordd. Lloyd, Bremen Meyer, G. Baltimore 956

Information Source

DIE MAUS. Departures of emigration passages. Downloaded 23 Jul 2018 from


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