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Imigration and Steamship Photos

1862-1927


1987.62.49
Mystic Seaport Num: 1987.62.49
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1987.62.50
Mystic Seaport Num: 1987.62.50
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1993.123.509
Mystic Seaport Num: 1993.123.509
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Lancastria

Steamship Line: Cunard Line Built: W. Beardmore & Co., Glasgow Year Built: 1920
Routes: London, Havre, Southampton-NY trade
Passengers:1st class: 280; 2nd class: 364; 3rd class 1,200
History:Launched as TYRRHENIA; renamed in 1924. Later used as cruise ship. Sunk June 17, 1940, when a German bomb went through her funnel and exploded in the boiler room, causing great loss of life.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 16.5 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 1 funnel