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Mystic Seaport Num: 2007.14.2

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Steamship Line: Lloyd Sabaudo Built: Wm. Beardmore & Co., Glasgow, Scotland Year Built: 1925
Routes: Genoa-Naples-NY
Passengers:1st class: 180; 1st or second class: 220; 2nd class: 200; economic 2nd class: 390; 3rd class: 2,660
History:Acquired by Italia Line 1932. Transferred to South American service later that year. Placed in Far East service of Lloyd Triestino 1936; also chartered by Italia. Seized by US in 1941, became troopship HERMITAGE. Returned to Italian Govt May 1947 as CONTE
Machinery:Twin-screw, 20 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 2 funnels