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Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.136

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Lake Champlain

Steamship Line: Canadian Pacific Line Built: Barclay, Curle & Co., Glasgow, Scotland Year Built: 1900
Routes: Liverpool-Quebec-Montreal
Passengers:1st class: 100; 2nd class: 80; 3rd class: 500
History:Vessel built for Beaver Line (Elder Dempster) but was purchased by Canadian Pacific Line in 1903. Renamed RUTHENIA 1913, to sail on Canadian Pacific Line's Triest-Quebec-Montreal route. Sold to British government 1914 and converted into dummy battleship;
Machinery:Twin-screw, 13 knots
Masts and funnels:4 masts, 1 funnel