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Project funded in part by the Gladys Brooks Foundation

Imigration and Steamship Photos

1862-1927


1987.62.33
Mystic Seaport Num: 1987.62.33
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Pennland

Steamship Line: Red Star Line Built: Harland & Wolff, Belfast, Ireland Year Built: 1922
Routes: Antwerp-Southampton-NY
Passengers:1st class: 100; 3rd class: 750
History:Liner sold to Arnold Bernstein's Red Star Line GmbH 1935. Converted to tourist class ship with 538 passengers. Resold to Holland America 1939. Bombed and sunk by German aircraft in Gulf of Athens April 25, 1941 while evacuating British soldiers from Alexa
Machinery:Triple-screw, 16 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 2 funnels