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Imigration and Steamship Photos

1862-1927


1987.62.45
Mystic Seaport Num: 1987.62.45
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Ascania

Steamship Line: Cunard Line Built: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co., Newcastle, England Year Built: 1923
Routes: (London)-Southampton-Quebec-Montreal; Liverpool-Halifax;; Liverpool-Quebec-Montreal
Passengers:Cabin: 500; 3rd class: 1,200
History:Taken over by British government for war service in 1939. Resumed regualr service 1947. Refitted in 1949: 14,440 tons; 1st class 200; tourist 500. Scrapped 1957.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 15 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 1 funnel