The German passenger liner MILWAUKEE photographed in 1938 or 1939 in the port of Hamburg, painted overall white for her role as cruise ship. The ship in the background is the KdF-ship (Strenght through Joy) ROBERT LEY, apparently during finishing works.
The MILWAUKEE (16,699 GRT / 9415 NET) was lau
The German passenger vessel Milwaukee (16699 grt/9612 nrt) in a Norwegian fjord.
The Milwaukee was launched on Febr. 20th, 1929 by Blohm and Voss, Hamburg, yard no. 483 and owned by the HAPAG. Her maiden voyage began on June 18th.
During winter 1935/1936 converted to a cruise ship.
In 1940 seized by
The German passenger/cargo ship MILWAUKEE, 175m/16.669gt/twin screw/16 knots/1.292 passengers; 11/06/1929 completed by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, for Hamburg Amerika Linie Hapag, Hamburg; 18/06/1929 maiden voyage to Hamburg, Boulogne-sur-Mer; 1935 converted by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, as a cruising ship