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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
19,602 gross 1921 at Barrow by Vickers Ltd. Cunard Line 601.5ft x 73.7ft x 40.7ft 
 1922 Liverpool - Boston serviceAtlantic Journey ID 1760
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Samaria (2) - Cunard Line steamship
Samaria (2) - Cunard Line steamship
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Samaria (2) - at Liverpool
Samaria (2) - at Liverpool
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The Samaria had passenger accommodation for 315 passengers on 1st class, 350 2nd, and 1500 3rd class. She had a crew of 434. Rigging : steel twin screw steamer : 2 steel decks; steel shelter deck partly sheathed with wood and steel shade deck sheathed in wood; 3rd steel deck in forward and after holds; 10 partly cemented bulkheads to shelter deck; flat keel; equipped with wireless, electric light, submarine signaling device and refrigerating machinery; fitted for oil fuel with a flash point above 150 F. Tonnage : 19,602 tons gross, 14,189 under deck and 11,866 net. Bridge 284 feet long on shade deck. Propulsion : 4 steam turbines geared to 2 screw shafts; engine operating at 220 p.s.i.; 2,527 nominal horsepower; 3 double ended and 3 single ended boilers, 36 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 746 sq. ft.; forced draught; engine built by the same company as the hull. Owners : Cunard Steam Ship Co. Ltd. Port of registry : Liverpool. Flag : British Call sign : KLWD. Official registration # : 145923

Samaria (2), Cunard Line steamship
S/S Samaria (2) [old postcard]
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Samaria (2), Cunard Line steamship - 3rd class interiors
Samaria (2), Cunard Line steamship - 3rd class interiors
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