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Introduction "SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse" (120 year old passenger expressliner) Fascinated by this beautiful 22,5 knots, 197,7 m long Atlantic runner, built by Vulcan shipyard Stettin, and launched in year 1897, 120 years ago, I started exploring if there would be any build plans available for building a model of this super liner. The “Kaiser Wilhem der Grosse”, short KWdG was the first luxurious German twin screw fourstacker of the North German Lloyd for the Bremerhaven-New York route and became awarded with the blue ribband for fastest Atlantic crossings at
From the album: Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, 4-stacker early Atlantic linerFirst German 4-stacker Atlantic liner, launched 1897 at Vulcan shipyard in Stettin (Baltic sea), bleu ribband awarded for fastest Atlantic crossing. Model by Nils Langemann, scale 1:144, scratch built POB and metal plated hull. Actual liner : 22,35 knts, 14.349 BRT, 28.000 psi