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Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.265

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Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.597

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Auguste Victoria

Steamship Line: Hamburg-American Line Built: Vulkan Shipbuilding Co., Stettin, Germany, 1888 Year Built: 1888
Routes: 1889-1904-Hamburg-Southampton-NY; 1894-1903-Genoa-NY
Passengers:1st class: 400; 2nd class: 120; 3rd class: 580
History:Laid down as NORMANNIA, launched as AUGUSTA VICTORIA. 1896-97 lengthened by Harland & Wolff, Belfast, to 522 feet (8,497 tons); 2 masts; spelling of name changed to AUGUSTE VICTORIA. In May 1904 became KUBAN (Russian military cruiser). Scrapped 1907.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 18.5 knots
Masts and funnels:3 masts, 3 funnels