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Mystic Seaport Num: 1978.184.4

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Steamship Line: Cunard Line Built: J. & G. Thompson, Glasgow, Scotland Year Built: 1867
Routes: Liverpool-NY
Passengers:1st class: 235 (later 430)
History:Briefly held Blue Riband of the Atlantic for maiden voyage of 8 days and 25 minutes. Sold to Red Star Line in 1881; renamed WAESLAND. Lost in collision in March 1902.
Machinery:Single-screw, 14 knots
Masts and funnels:3 masts, 1 funnel