Lazarettschiff Monte Olivia
Oct 28, 1924 Launched.
Apr 4, 1925 Completed.
Apr 23, 1925 Maiden Voyage Hamburg-La Plata, South America.
Oct 19, 1939 Sucssesfully broke through the Allied naval blockadeafter sailing from Santos, South America, and entered into Hamburgharbor.
Jan 4, 1940 The Monte Olivia was commissioned into service in theKriegsmarine as an accommodation ship for the cruiser Nürnberg andWaldemar Kophamel, located in Kiel.
1941 Served as a garrison ship for MARS (Naval StoreDepot) in Gotenhafen.
May 23, 1944 Served as a garrison ship for the 8.Kriegsschiffbau-Lehr-Abteilung,in Hamburg.
Feb 15, 1945 The Monte Olivia was converted byMAUREB (Naval Equipment Store) in Swinemünde into a Lazarettschiff,under Sanitätsamt Ost.
Feb – Apr, 1945 (??) Monte Olivia is thought to have taken part inthe transport of refugees from the Eastern territories at some pointduring this time. Mined before the first operation as a hospital ship, andbegan repairs later in Kiel.
Apr 3, 1945 Bombed by USAAF while in Kiel and burned out.
June 12, 1946 Raised and broken up, completed 1948.