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Mystic Seaport Num: 1958.931.10

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Steamship Line: Cunard Line Built: J. & G. Thompson, Glasgow Year Built: 1881
Routes: Liverpool-Queenstown-NY
Passengers:1st class: 480; 3rd class: 750
History:First Cunarder built of steel. SERVIA had 168 staterooms and a crew of 200. Circa 1887 accommodations were changed to 400 1st class, 200 2nd class and 500 3rd class. Became Boer War transport Nov. 1899. Resumed Liverpool-NY June 1900. Made 171 round voyag
Machinery:Single-screw, 17 knots
Masts and funnels:3 masts, 2 funnels