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Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.549

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Steamship Line: Hamburg-American Line Built: "Vulkan," Stettin, Germany Year Built: 1899
Routes: Hamburg-NY
Passengers:1st class: 162; 2nd class: 184; 3rd class: 2,100
History:Used by US War Department as a troopship in WWI. Turned over to the British Shipping Controller and chartered to Ellerman Lines. Sold for scrap in 1921.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 13.5 knots
Masts and funnels:4 masts, 1 funnel