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1999.175.118
Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.118
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Mesaba

Steamship Line: Atlantic Transport Line Built: Harland & Wolff, Belfast, Ireland Year Built: 1898
Routes: London-NY; Antwerp-Boston-Philadelphia
Passengers:1st class: 120
History:Completed 1898 as WINIFREDA, launched for Wilson's & Furness-Leyland. Later that year joined Atlantic Transport Line, and even later in 1898 was renamed MESABA. Became an ATL reserve steamer in 1909. 1912-1914 chartered to Red Star for Antwerp-Phildaelphi
Machinery:Twin-screw, 13 knots
Masts and funnels:4 masts, 1 funnel