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1862-1927


Columbia

Steamship Line: Anchor Line Built: D & W Henderson, Glasgow, Scotland Year Built: 1902
Routes: Glasgow-Moville-NY
Passengers:1st class: 345; 2nd class: 218; 3rd class: 740
History:Nov. 1914-became COLUMBELLA (armed merchant cruiser). Reverted to Anchor Line as COLUMBIA in 1919. Converted to oil fuel 1921. Laid up in River Clyde 1925. 1926-became MOREAS for Byron Line, sailing Piraeus-NY. Laid up in Greece 1927.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 16 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 3 funnels