Re: [SLOVAK-ROOTS] Re: La Lorraine
I'm impressed - how did you find all that information?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Frank Kurchina" <frankur@...>
Sent: Friday, October 06, 2000 7:47 AM
Subject: [SLOVAK-ROOTS] Re: La Lorraine
> --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@egroups.com, "Theresa McGlothlen" <tery@n...>
> > My sister finally came through with some of the information she had
> > on
> > my grandparents. My grandfather Ignac James Nerad was born in
> > Hocksteten Czech. in 1894 and came over on the La Lorraine on May
> > 1913 to NY. I can't find this ship in the records. Can anyone
> > me any other sites that may have this ship listed? I also have the
> > information from his Declaration of Intent filed in Chicago. I am
> > planning a trip there to research more. She also gave me a SS# but I
> > can not find the number listed under anyone with the spelling of
> > Nerad. I will let you know how things progress.
> > Theresa (Nerad, Lehocky)
> Mais oui !
> LA LORRAINE
> Built in 1899 by CGT, St Nazaire, the LA LORRAINE was a 11,146 gross
> ton ship, length 563.1ft x beam 60ft, two funnels, two masts, twin
> screw and a speed of 20 knots. There was accommodation for 446-1st,
> 116-2nd and 552-3rd class passengers.
> Launched on 20/9/1899 for the Compagnie Generale Transatlantique
> (French Line) she sailed on her maiden voyage from Havre to New York
> on 11/8/1900.
> On 25/7/1914 she started her last voyage on this route before the war
> and between 1914 and 1917 was used as an Armed Merchant Cruiser and
> renamed LORRAINE II.
> In 1918 she reverted to her original name and commenced her first
> voyage in May 1918 when she sailed between Bordeaux and New York. Her
> last sailing on this route commenced on 19/1/1919 and on 22/2/1919 she
> resumed the Havre - New York service.
> In May 1922 she was refitted to carry cabin and 3rd class passengers
> only and on 1/10/1922 commenced her final Havre - New York sailing. In
> December 1922 she was scrapped at St Nazaire.
> [North Atlantic Seaway by N.R.P.Bonsor, vol.2,p.658] [Posted to The
> ShipsList by Ted Finch - 1 January 1998]
- --- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@egroups.com, "David Mothkovich" <dave9759@e...>
> Frank-Only because I reply to Slavic ethnic queries up to 10 hours per
> I'm impressed - how did you find all that information?
TheShipsList-L is a great site to join for specific ship information.
But you need to subcribe and unsubscribe at times, otherwise you
will receive too many messages in your Inbox !!