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Mystic Seaport Num: 1987.62.46

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Steamship Line: Cunard Line Built: Vickers-Armstrong, Barrow-in-Furness, England Year Built: 1925
Routes: Liverpool-NY; London-Southampton-NY
Passengers:1st class: 240; 2nd class: 460; 3rd class: 950
History:Laid down as SERVIA but launched as CARINTHIA. Maiden voyage Liverpool-NY Aug. 22, 1925. 1925-33 Liverpool-NY in summer, cruising in winter. Became armed merchant cruiser in 1939. Torpedoed and sunk by U.46 off coast of Northern Ireland.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 18 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 1 funnel