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Mystic Seaport Num: 1958.931.8

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Mystic Seaport Num: 1958.931.9

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Steamship Line: Cunard Line Built: J. & G. Thompson, Glasgow Year Built: 1883
Routes: Liverpool-Queenstown-NY; Trieste-Fiume-Naples-NY
Passengers:1st class: 480; 3rd class: 700
History:Engines disabled in mid-Atlantic on maiden voyage, arrived in NY on July 4, 1883 under sail and towed by 3 tugs. Resumed route in Apr. 1884 after repairs. Became Boer War transport in 1899. Resumed Liverpool-NY route Apr. 1903 (2nd and 3rd class only); la
Machinery:Single-screw, 17.5 knots
Masts and funnels:3 masts, 2 funnels