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Imigration and Steamship Photos

1862-1927


1987.62.70
Mystic Seaport Num: 1987.62.70
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Transylvania

Steamship Line: Anchor Line Built: Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Glasgow, Scotland Year Built: 1925
Routes: Glasgow-NY
Passengers:1st class: 264; 2nd class: 458; 3rd class: 620
History:First and third funnels were dummies. Converted to armed merchant cruiser Sept. 1939. Torpedoed and sunk in North Atlantic by German submarine Aug. 10, 1940.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 15.5 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 3 funnels