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Project funded in part by the Gladys Brooks Foundation

Imigration and Steamship Photos

1862-1927


1958.931.14
Mystic Seaport Num: 1958.931.14
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1958.931.15
Mystic Seaport Num: 1958.931.15
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Majestic

Steamship Line: White Star Line Built: Harland & Wolff, Belfast, Ireland Year Built: 1889
Routes: Liverpool-Queenstown-NY; Southampton-Cherbourg-NY
Passengers:1st class: 300; 2nd class: 190; 3rd class: 1,000
History:Cost $2 million to build. Broke transatlantic speed record 1891. Boer War transport 1899-1900. Main and mizzen masts removed 1902, intermediate mast installed and tonnage increased to 10,147. Retired from active service 1912, but put back into service fol
Machinery:Twin-screw, 20 knots
Masts and funnels:3 masts, 2 funnels