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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
13,867 gross 1921 at Barrow by Vickers Ltd. Cunard Line 519.9ft x 65.3ft 
 1921 Mar. 11, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 1211
 1922 June 15, maiden voyage Southampton - Quebec - MontrealAtlantic Journey ID 1212
 1922 1 voyage Southampton-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1213
 1923 1 voyage Southampton - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1215
 1923 2 voyages Hamburg - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1214
 1924 1 voyage Cherbourg-Southampton-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1217
 1924 2 voyages Cherbourg-Plymouth-London-Hamburg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1216
 1925 3 voyages Cherbourg-Southampton-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1218
 1926 1 voyage Liverpool-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1219
 1927 4 voyages Southampton-Cherbourg/Havre-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1220
 1928 3 voyages Southampton-Cherbourg/Havre-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1221
 1928 Placed on serviceAtlantic Journey ID 1222
 1929 5 voyages Liverpool-Queenstown-Alexandria-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1223
 1930 1 voyage Southampton-Cherbourg-Havre-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1224
 1940 Requisitioned for service as an armed merchant cruiserAtlantic Journey ID 1225
 1942 March, sold to the British Admiralty, converted to Naval repair ship, renamed "HMS Wayland"Atlantic Journey ID 1226
 1948 Broken up at Troon, Scotland Atlantic Journey ID 1227
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

The Antonia was a 13,867 gross ton ship, length 519.9ft x beam 65.3ft, one funnel, two masts, twin screw and a speed of 15 knots. Accommodation for 500-cabin and 1,200-3rd class passengers. Built by Vickers Ltd., Barrow, she was launched for the Cunard Line on 11th Mar. 1921. She was the sister ship of the S/S Andania (2), S/S Ausonia (2) and S/S Aurania (3). Her maiden voyage started on 15th Jun. 1922 when she sailed from London for Southampton, Quebec and Montreal. In July 1927 she was refitted to carry cabin, tourist and 3rd class passengers and on 14th Apr,1928 started her first Liverpool - Greenock - Belfast - Quebec - Montreal sailing.

S/S Antonia and sisters, Cunard Line Canadian Service
S/S Antonia and sisters, Cunard Line Canadian Service
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Antonia - Cunard Line steamship - 3rd Class Public Room, 3rd Class Dining Room, 3rd Class Social Hall and a 3rd Class 4 Berth Room.
Antonia - 3rd Class Public Room, 3rd Class Dining Room, 3rd Class Social Hall and a 3rd Class 4 Berth Room.
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