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Imigration and Steamship Photos

1862-1927


1958.931.30
Mystic Seaport Num: 1958.931.30
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1999.175.150
Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.150
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1999.175.149
Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.149
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1999.175.148
Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.148
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Columbia

Steamship Line: Hamburg-American Line Built: Laird Bros., Birkenhead, England Year Built: 1889
Routes: Hamburg-Southampton-NY; Genoa-Naples-NY
Passengers:1st class: 220; 2nd class: 130; 3rd class: 800
History:Winter voyages from Genoa to NY. In 1898 became Spanish auxiliary cruiser RAPIDO; after Spanish-American War was put back into Hamburg American Line service. Sold to Russian Volunteer Fleet 1904. Scrapped 1907.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 18 knots
Masts and funnels:3 masts, 3 funnels