Neustria (ship)

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Neustria was a passenger ship of the French Fabre Line. Built by Claparede and Company (fr), Rouen, France. She was 328 feet long and 40 feet wide. Neustria had a compound engine and single screw. The Neustria had one funnel, two masts, iron construction, and a straight stem. It carried 18 first class passengers and 1,100 in steerage. She was employed on the Marseille–New York route with a stop in Spain. In the Spanish–American War the Neustria was used by Spain to bring back Spanish troops from Cuba.

According to The Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation Website, the Neustria transported immigrants from Naples, Italy via Marseilles, France to Ellis Island from 1892–1908.[1]

On October 27, 1908, she sailed from New York to Marseille and vanished without a trace. She was not carrying any passengers at the time, and lost her crew of 38[2] The wreck has never been found and her fate remains an unsolved mystery to this day.