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Imigration and Steamship Photos

1862-1927


1987.62.51
Mystic Seaport Num: 1987.62.51
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1993.123.521
Mystic Seaport Num: 1993.123.521
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Laconia

Steamship Line: Cunard Line Built: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Wallsend-on-Tyne Year Built: 1921
Routes: Southampton-NY; Liverpool-NY
Passengers:1st class: 350; 2nd class: 350; 3rd class: 1,500
History:First British liner fitted with anti-rolling tanks. Troopship in WWII. Torpedoed and sunk in South Atlantic Sept. 12, 1942, with heavy loss of life.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 16.5 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 1 funnel