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Imigration and Steamship Photos

1862-1927


1999.175.888
Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.888
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Steamship Line: White Star Line Built: Harland & Wolff, Belfast, Ireland Year Built: 1889
Routes: Liverpool-NY
Passengers:
History:Acquired by West India & Pacific Line 1895, renamed TAMPICAN; same name for Leyland (1899) and Moss (1912). Renamed IMO for Norwegian owners. Collided with French munition ship MONT BLANC at Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Dec. 6, 1917. The explosion devasted th
Machinery:Single-screw, 13 knots
Masts and funnels:4 masts, 1 funnel