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Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.599

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Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.600

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Steamship Line: Hamburg-American Line Built: Harland & Wolff, Belfast, Ireland Year Built: 1905
Routes: Maiden voyage Hamburg-NY, Oct. 11, 1905; other routes: Hamburg-Boulogne-Southampton-Boston
Passengers:1st class: 386; 2nd class: 150; 3rd class: 1,970
History:Interned at Boston 1914. Converted to American troopship 1917. Renamed AMERICA 1917. Acquired by United States Lines 1921. Commissioned as troopship EDMUND D. ALEXANDER 1941. Single funnel 1942. Scrapped at Baltimore 1957.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 18 knots
Masts and funnels:4 masts, 2 funnels