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Imigration and Steamship Photos

1862-1927


1958.931.16
Mystic Seaport Num: 1958.931.16
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1999.175.619
Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.619
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1999.175.55
Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.55
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Germanic

Steamship Line: White Star Line Built: Harland & Wolff, Belfast, Ireland Year Built: 1874
Routes: Liverpool-Queenstown-NY; Southampton-Cherbourg-NY
Passengers:1st class: 220; 3rd class: 1,500
History:Won Blue Ribbon of the Atlantic Feb. 1876 for record passage NY-Queenstown. Extra deck added 1895, tonnage increased to 5,066. Capsized Feb. 1899 at NY berth, but salvaged. Resumed Liverpool-Queenstown-NY June 1899. In 1904 chartered to American Line for
Machinery:Single-screw, 16 knots
Masts and funnels:4 masts, 2 funnels