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Mystic Seaport Num: 1993.123.299
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Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.528
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Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.530
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Kaiser Wilhelm II

Steamship Line: North German Lloyd Built: "Vulkan," Stettin, Germany Year Built: 1903
Routes: Bremen-Southampton-NY
Passengers:1st class: 775; 2nd class: 343; 3rd class: 770
History:Largest express liner built to date. Won transatlantic speed record 1903. Renamed AGAMEMNON (1917), MONTICELLO (1927), U.S. Government. Scrapped at Baltimore 1940.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 23.5 knots
Masts and funnels:3 masts, 4 funnels