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Mystic Seaport Num: 1987.62.43

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Steamship Line: Cunard Line Built: Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow-in-Furness, England Year Built: 1921
Routes: (London)-Southampton-Quebec-Montreal; Liverpool-Greenock-Belfast-Quebec-Montreal
Passengers:Cabin: 500; 3rd class:1,200
History:Armed as merchant cruiser at beginning of WWII. October 21, 1940 sailed Liverpool-Ireland as troop transport. Sold 1942 to British Admiralty, became WAYLAND (repair ship). Scrapped 1948.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 15 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 1 funnel