Deutsche Afrika-Linien
(German African Lines)
(Joint operation of Deutsche Ost-Afrika-Linie,
Woermann-Linie and Hamburg-Bremer Afrika-Linie)

Germany

DAL - Deutsche Afrika-Linien survives today as part of the John T. Essberger Group of Companies.

Sailings January-June 1931 (issued August 1930)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Usaramo
Tanganjika
Ubena
Njassa
Adolph Woermann
Usambara
Watussi

(One voyage each only.)

Out via Cape/Home via Suez:
Hamburg, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Southampton, Las Palmas, Lobito, Walvis Bay, Lüderitz Bay, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, East London, Durban.
Return voyages: Durban, Lourenço Marques, Beira, Moçambique, Porto Amelia, Dar-es-Salaam, Zanzibar, Tanga, Mombasa, Aden, Suez, Port Said, Genoa, Marseilles, Palma de Mallorca, Malaga, Ceuta, Rotterdam, Hamburg.
Njassa
Adolph Woermann
Usambara
Watussi
Ussukuma
Wangoni

(One voyage each only.)

Out via Suez/Home via Cape:
Hamburg, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Southampton, Ceuta, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca, Marseilles, Genoa, Port Said, Suez, Mombasa, Tanga, Zanzibar, Dar-es-Salaam, Porto Amelia, Moçambique, Beira, Lourenço Marques, Durban.
Return voyages: Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, Lüderitz Bay, Walvis Bay, Lobito, Las Palmas, Southampton, Antwerp, Bremerhaven (Njassa, Adolph Woermann and Usambara only), Hamburg.
Usaramo

(One voyage only.)

Out via Suez/Home via Cape:
Hamburg, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Southampton, Ceuta, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca, Marseilles, Genoa, Port Said, Suez, Mombasa, Tanga, Zanzibar, Dar-es-Salaam, Porto Amelia, Moçambique, Beira, Lourenço Marques, Durban.
Return voyages: Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, Lüderitz Bay, Walvis Bay, Lobito, Douala, Lagos, Accra, Takoradi, Las Palmas, Southampton, Boulogne, Hamburg.
Ubena
Tanganjika

(One voyage each only.)

Out and home via Cape:
Hamburg, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Southampton, Las Palmas, Walvis Bay, Lüderitz Bay, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, East London, Durban.
Return voyages: Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, Lüderitz Bay, Walvis Bay, Las Palmas, Southampton, Antwerp, Hamburg.
Ussukuma
Toledo

(One voyage each only.)

Out and home via Cape:
Hamburg, Rotterdam, Southampton, Las Palmas, Takoradi, Accra, Lagos, Walvis Bay, Lüderitz Bay, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, East London, Durban.
Return voyages: Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, Lüderitz Bay, Walvis Bay, Las Palmas, Southampton, Antwerp, Bremerhaven (except Toledo), Hamburg.
Toledo
Wangoni

(One voyage each only.)

Out and home via Cape:
Hamburg, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Southampton, Las Palmas, Walvis Bay, Lüderitz Bay, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, East London, Durban, Lourenço Marques (Wangoni only).
Return voyages: Lourenço Marques (Wangoni only), Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, Lüderitz Bay, Walvis Bay, Douala, Lagos, Accra, Takoradi, Las Palmas, Southampton, Boulogne, Hamburg.

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Sailings July-December 1938 (issued June 1938)
Vessel(s) Ports of call
Pretoria
Windhuk
Hamburg, Rotterdam, Southampton, Las Palmas, Walvis Bay, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, East London, Durban, Lourenço Marques

At the time of the publishing of the brochures above, only the Adolph Woermann, Watussi and Windhuk
seem to have been formally owned by Woermann-Linie; the rest were owned by Deutsche Ost-Afrika-Linie.

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See also Holland West Africa Line.

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This page last updated July 2, 2010.