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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
12,099 gross 1898 at Belfast by Harland & Wolff Canadian Pacific Line 550.3ft x 59.3ft 
 1898 Apr. 7, launched as the New England for the Dominion LineAtlantic Journey ID 5316
 1898 June 30, maiden voyage Liverpool - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 5317
 1903 Acquired by White Star Line and renamed RomanicAtlantic Journey ID 5318
 1903 Nov. 19, first voyage as "Romanic", Liverpool - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 5319
 1912 Acquired by Allan Line, renamed Scandinavian, rebuilt to 2nd- and 3rd class onlyAtlantic Journey ID 5322
 1912 Mar. 23, first voyage as "Scandinavian", Glasgow - Halifax - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 5323
 1913 Glasgow - Halifax - BostonAtlantic Journey ID 5324
 1917 Taken over by Canadian Pacific LineAtlantic Journey ID 5325
 1922 Laid upAtlantic Journey ID 5320
 1923 Scrapped at HamburgAtlantic Journey ID 5321
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

Her tonnage was 12,099 tons gross, 9,110 under deck and 7,730 net. The poop was 92 feet, bridge deck 318 feet and forecastle 70 feet. Construction of steel. Water ballast. She had twin screws, triple expansion, 2 x 4 cylinders of (2) 30, (2) 50 & (4) 58 1/8 inches diameter respectively; stroke 54 inches. The engine delivered 985 nominal horse power which gave her a maximum speed of 15 knots. The engine was built by the same company as the hull. She had 3 decks and passenger accommodation for 200 passengers 1 first class, 200 second class and 800 in steerage. She was fitted with electric light, refrigerating machinery, submarine signalling device and wireless. She was first fitted with 3 masts, but later this was reduced to 2 masts. Call sign: QDST. Official registration #: 109441

The interior pictures below are from a booklet issued by Allan Line - text:
"One Class (II) Cabin Steamers" The demand for this type of steamer has been met by placing the "Scandinavian" and "Pretorian" on the "One Cabin" basis. The "Scandinavian" is the largest steamer, 12,100 tons, sailing to Glasgow. Since her first voyage to the St. Lawrence (May, 1912) she has carried the record number of passengers. Her spacious promenade decks, public rooms and staterooms, meeting fully the requirements of the experienced traveller.

Scandinavian - Canadian Pacific Line steamship
Scandinavian - Canadian Pacific Line steamship
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