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Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.601

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President Polk

Steamship Line: United States Line Built: New York Shipbuilding Co., Camden, NJ Year Built: 1921
Routes: NY-London
History:Ex-GRANITE STATE. Purchased by Dollar Line in 1924. Renamed PRESIDENT TAYLOR in 1940. Stranded and abandoned off Canton Island, February 1942.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 14 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 1 funnel