Hersz Leib and Cywja Kippelman arrived in the US on this ship. The
following ship information is from the Ellis Island web site.
Built by Barclay Curle & Company, Glasgow, Scotland, 1911. 7,890 gross
tons; 45 (bp) feet long; 56 feet wide. Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin screw.
Service speed 15 knots.
Built for Russian American Line, in 1911 and named Kursk. Libau-New York
and later Archangel-New York service. Transferred to the British Government in 1917 and
managed by Cunard Line. Sold to Baltic-America Line, Danish flag, in 1921 and renamed
Polonia. Libau-New York service. Sold to Polish Transatlantic Shipping Company, Polish
flag, in 1930. Gdynia-New York service. Gdynia-Buenos Aires service from 1936. Scrapped in
Port of Departure: Danzig
Date of Arrival: May 12, 1921