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Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.525

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George Washington

Steamship Line: North German Lloyd Built: Akt. Ges. "Vulkan," Stettin, Germany Year Built: 1908
Routes: Bremen-NY
Passengers:1st class: 520; 2nd class: 377; 3rd class: 2,000
History:Seized by US in 1917 and converted to a troopship. After the war she was employed by the United States Mail Steamship Company for a short time, and was then sold to United States Lines in 1921, being reconditioned for trans-Atlantic service. Laid up 1931. Outfitted as troopship in 1940, renamed CATLIN (1941). Reverted to GEORGE WASHINGTON. Funnels replaced by a single modern one. Gutted by fire while laid up at Baltimore, Jan. 16, 1951.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 19 knots
Masts and funnels:4 masts, 2 funnels