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Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.242

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Kaiserin Auguste Victoria

Steamship Line: Hamburg-American Line Built: "Vulkan," Stettin, Germany Year Built: 1905
Routes: Hamburg-NY
Passengers:1st class: 472; 2nd class: 174; 3rd class: 1,820
History:Launched as the largest ship in the world. Ceded to Great Britain after WWI. Served in Cunard Line fleet for a time. Acquired by Canadian Pacific Line in 1921, renamed EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND. Scrapped 1934.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 18 knots
Masts and funnels:4 masts, 2 funnels