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13600 gross 1904 at New Jersey, USA by New York Shipbuilding Corp. American Line 600ft x 65ft x 31ft 

Manchuria - American Line steamship
Manchuria - American Line steamship
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Built 1904 at New Jersey by New York Shipbuilding Corp. for the Pacific Mail S.S. Co. Acquired by the Atlantic Transport Line 1916. From 1920 till 1923 she sailed for the American Line on their Hamburg - New York service. Chartered to the Panama Pacific Line 1923. Sold to the Dollar S.S. Co. and renamed "President Johnson" 1929. Renamed "Tagus" for the Tagus Navigation Co. 1940. Renamed "Santa Cruz" and chartered to the Italia Line 1947. Broken up 1952.


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Articles about selected ships ships and special events in their history. Descriptions of some of the great maritime disasters involving emigrant ships, like the wrecking of the steamer Atlantic of the White Star Line, sinking of the ocean liner Empress of Ireland and the Thingvalla line steamer Norge disaster. Check this section if you have an interest in shipwrecks.
This section contains articles describing the transatlantic voyage, the condition of the steerage accommodations and the experience of an ocean travel on an emigrant ship. You will find in-depth studies concerning the emigration process, statistics and facts, and information about the immigration processing centers line Castle Garden and Ellis Island.
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