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Mystic Seaport Num: 1958.931.33
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Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.125
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Mystic Seaport Num: 1999.175.124
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St. Louis

Steamship Line: American Line Built: Wm. Cramp & Sons Shipbuilding, Philadelphia, Pa. Year Built: 1895
Routes: NY-Southampton
Passengers:1st class: 320; 2nd class: 210; 3rd class: 800
History:Served as troopship LOUISVILLE in WWI. Caught fire while refitting in 1920; refloated, but the burned-out liner remained tied up in NY for 4 years. Towed to Italy to be dismantled in 1925.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 21 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 2 funnels