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11,635 gross 1901 at Glasgow by John Brown & Co. Ltd. Red Star Line 531ft x 59.2ft 
 1901 May 4, launchedAtlantic Journey ID 6946
 1901 Sept. 4, maiden voyage Southampton - Cherbourgh - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 6947
 1901 Nov. 9, first voyage as charter for Red Star Line, Antwerp - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 6948
 1902 Chartered by American LineAtlantic Journey ID 6949
 1908 Dec. 17, first voyage as charter for Dominion LineAtlantic Journey ID 6950
 1915 Became British transport shipAtlantic Journey ID 6951
 1917 June, attacked by submarine off the west coast of Scotland, 8 lives lostAtlantic Journey ID 6952
 1918 April, attacked by submarine in the North AtlanticAtlantic Journey ID 6953
 1919 Returned to passenger serviceAtlantic Journey ID 6954
 1921 Apr. 1, first voyage for White Star LineAtlantic Journey ID 6955
 1922 Jan. 18, first voyage Hamburg - New York for American LineAtlantic Journey ID 6956
 1922 May 15, first voyage Liverpool - Boston - Philadelphia for White Star LineAtlantic Journey ID 6957
 1924 Scrapped in ItalyAtlantic Journey ID 6958
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


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