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Project funded in part by the Gladys Brooks Foundation

Immigration and Steamship Photos

1862-1927


1999.175.887
Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.887


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Republic

Steamship Line: White Star Line Built: Harland & Wolff, Belfast, Ireland Year Built: 1903
Routes: Liverpool-Boston; Mediterranean-NY
Passengers:
History:Built as Dominion Line steamer COLUMBUS, but transferred to White Star and renamed REPUBLIC. Rammed near Martha's Vineyard Jan. 23, 1909, by Lloyd Italiano liner FLORIDA and sank next day. Four people died.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 16 knots
Masts and funnels:4 masts, 1 funnel