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Les Alpes

Steamship Line: Transports Maritimes Built: Harland & Wolff, Belfast, Ireland Year Built: 1882
Routes: Liverpool-Philadelphia; Marseilles-South America
History:Launched as BRITISH PRINCESS for British owners. Chartered to American Line for Liverpool-Philadelphia service. Renamed LES ALPES when acquired by Transports Maritimes in 1896. 1907-France-Amerique Line.
Machinery:Single-screw, 12 knots
Masts and funnels:4 masts, 1 funnel