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Mystic Seaport Num: 1958.931.1

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Steamship Line: Guion Line Built: John Elder & Co., Glasgow Year Built: 1879
Routes: Liverpool-Queenstown-NY
Passengers:1st class: 140; intermediate: 70; 3rd class: 140; steerage: 1,000
History:Broke trans-Atlantic speed record July 1879. Collided with iceberg in Nov. 1879, but made it to St. John's, Nfld., for repairs. Last voyage Liverpool-NY May 1894; laid up. 1898-yards removed and funnels replaced by large single funnel. Placed in San Franc
Machinery:Single-screw, 16 knots
Masts and funnels:4 masts, 2 funnels