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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
20,277 gross 1925 at Barrow by Vickers Ltd. Cunard Line 600.7ft x 73.8ft 
 1925 Liverpool - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1368
 1925 Laid down as the Servia but was launched for Cunard-White Star Line as the Carinthia on February 24thAtlantic Journey ID 8443
 1925 Aug. 22; departed on her maiden voyage Liverpool - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 8444
 1929 Sept.3, converted to an Armed Merchant CruiserAtlantic Journey ID 8445
 1940 June 6, torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U.46 off North Ireland, 4 lives lostAtlantic Journey ID 8446
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

Carinthia (2), Cunard Line steamship
Picture of the S/S Carinthia, from an old postcard
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Carinthia (2), Cunard Line steamship - in cruising colors
Carinthia (2), Cunard Line steamship - in cruising colors
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As can be seen from the picture she had one funnel and two masts. Equipped with twin screw and had a speed of 16 knots. There was accommodation for 240-1st, 460-2nd and 950-3rd class passengers.


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