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1862-1927


1958.931.60
Mystic Seaport Num: 1958.931.60
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La Bourgogne

Steamship Line: French Line Built: Forges & Chantiers de la Méditerranée, La Seyne, France Year Built: 1886
Routes: Havre-NY
Passengers:1st class: 390; 2nd class: 65; 3rd class: 600
History:Collided Feb. 1896 with and sank AILSA off the US coast. Collided with British ship CROMARTYSHIRE off Sable Island, July 4, 1898, and sunk with a loss of 549 lives.
Machinery:Single-screw, 17.5 knots
Masts and funnels:4 masts, 2 funnels