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Mystic Seaport Num: 1987.62.41

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Steamship Line: Cunard Line Built: R. & W. Hawthorn, Leslie & Co., Newcastle, England Year Built: 1921
Routes: (London)-Southampton-Quebec-Montreal; Hamburg-Southampton-Halifax-NY; Liverpool-Greenock-Belfast-Quebec-Montreal
Passengers:Cabin: 500; 3rd class:1,200
History:Converted to British armed cruiser in 1939. Torpedoed and sunk near Iceland June 15, 1940.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 15 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 1 funnel