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14,040 gross 1925 at Glasgow by John Brown & Co. Ltd. Cunard Line 519.6ft x 65.2ft 
 1925 Feb. 7, launched as the second ship by this name owned by the Cunard Line. There was accommodation for 500 cabin passengers, and 1200 3rd class passengers.Atlantic Journey ID 1119
 1925 July 24, maiden voyage Liverpool - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 1123
 1939 Requisitioned for service as an armed merchant cruiserAtlantic Journey ID 1120
 1940 Sold and became a fleet repair shipAtlantic Journey ID 1121
 1957 Scrapped at BlythAtlantic Journey ID 1122
The information listed above is not the complete record of the ship. The information was collected from a multitude of sources, and new information will be added as it emerges
Alaunia (2), Cunard Line steamship
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