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Mystic Seaport Num: 1958.931.37

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Steamship Line: Inman Line Built: Caird & Co., Greenock, Scotland Year Built: 1875
Routes: Liverpool-Queenstown-NY
Passengers:1st class: 170; 2nd class: 100; 3rd class: 1,500
History:First interior electric light on the North Atlantic. In 1893 became BERLIN for the American Line (British flag); sailed Southampton-NY. 1893-95 sailed Antwerp-NY for Red Star Line. 1898 resumed Southampton-Queenstown-NY. 1898 became MEADE for US Govt. Scr
Machinery:Single-screw, 16 knots
Masts and funnels:3 masts, 1 funnel