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Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.105

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Empress of Britain

Steamship Line: Canadian Pacific Line Built: Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Glasgow, Scotland Year Built: 1906
Routes: Liverpool-Quebec
Passengers:1st class: 310; 2nd class: 350; 3rd class: 800
History:Coverted to auxiliary cruiser in WWI. Resumed regular service in March 1919. Renamed MONTROYAL (1924). Sold to shipbreakers 1930.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 20 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 2 funnels