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Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.146

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Mystic Seaport Num: 1979.54.326

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Steamship Line: Hamburg-American Line Built: Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, Germany Year Built: 1908
Routes: Hamburg-Southampton-Cherbourg-NY; Hamburg-Boston
Passengers:1st class: 239; 2nd class: 224; 3rd class: 2,391
History:Inaugurated Hamburg-Boston service in 1913. Sold to Sweden in 1917, but sale not recognized by Allies after Armistice. Surrendered to USA in 1919, became US transport MOBILE. Allocated to Britain in 1920, chartered to White Star (MOBILE), Liverpool-NY. Re
Machinery:Twin-screw, 16 knots
Masts and funnels:4 masts, 2 funnels