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Mystic Seaport Num: 1993.123.52

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Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.244

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La Provence

Steamship Line: French Line Built: Cie. Générale Transatlantique (Penhoet), St. Nazaire, France Year Built: 1905
Routes: Havre-NY
Passengers:1st class: 422; 2nd class: 132; 3rd class: 800
History:Converted to armed merchant cruiser and renamed PROVENCE II in 1914. Torpedoed and sunk by submarine in Mediterranean February 26, 1916; had been on a voyage with a large number of troops, and many were killed.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 21.5 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 2 funnels