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Project funded in part by the Gladys Brooks Foundation

Imigration and Steamship Photos

1862-1927


1987.62.14
Mystic Seaport Num: 1987.62.14
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1987.62.15
Mystic Seaport Num: 1987.62.15
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1987.62.16
Mystic Seaport Num: 1987.62.16
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1999.175.881
Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.881
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Homeric

Steamship Line: White Star Built: F. Schichau, Danzig, 1914 Year Built: 1913
Routes:
Passengers:1st class: 529; 2nd class: 488; 3rd class: 1,750
History:Launched as COLUMBUS for North German Lloyd, 1913. Construction delayed by WWI, completed 1920. Acquired by White Star 1922, renamed HOMERIC. Largest twin-screw steamer built to date. Used as cruise ship at end of career. Sold to shipbreakers 1936.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 20 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 2 funnels