On 24 Feb 1898 the US-citizen George C. Kettwig of Terre Haute, Indiana arrived at New York. He was 33 years of age and married and had boarded the ship “Trave” in Bremen.
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Photograph of the TRAVE after her 1896/97 rebuild. Mariners’ Museum, Newport News, Virginia. Source: Arnold Kludas, Die Seeschiffe des Norddeutschen Lloyd, Bd. 1: 1857 bis 1919 (Herford: Koehler, c1991), p. 35.