The passenger steamer Uruguay (1883, Hamburg-Süd, HSDG) departing for Magadascar.
The vessel stranded due to dense fog near Cape Frio on Sept. 20th, 1895 while en route from Montevideo to Hamburg with general cargo. It became a total wreck.
From a 1948 Moore-McCormack advertisement. Said to represent the Brazil, the Uruguay and the Argentina, all 33,000 tons, all completely rebuilt, modernized and restyled and ready to bring back to South American travel all the comforts and pleasures that caracterized the company's prewar service.