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Imigration and Steamship Photos

1862-1927


1951.1642.0
Mystic Seaport Num: 1951.1642.0
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Steamship Line: Anchor Line Built: Alexander Stephen & Sons, Glasgow, Scotland Year Built: 1923
Routes: Glasgow-NY
Passengers:1st class: 265; 2nd class: 370; 3rd class: 1,150
History:Converted to armed merchant cruiser Sept. 1939; commissioned as British troopship in 1942. Sunk by bombers in the Bay of Biscay July 11, 1943.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 16 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 1 funnel