ss AQUITANIA

ss AQUITANIA
built by John Brown Clydebank,
Yard No 409

Port of Registry: Liverpool
Propulsion: Steam turbine 62000 shp - 24 knots
Launched: Monday, 21/04/1913
Built: 1914
Ship Type: Passenger Vessel
Ship's Role: Transatlantic passenger service and wartime troopship
Tonnage: 45647 grt | 17500 nrt | 11280 dwt
Length: 901 feet
Breadth: 97 feet
Draught: 36 feet
Owner History:
Cunard Steam-Ship Company, Liverpool
1934 Cunard White Star Line Ltd., Liverpool
Status: Arrived for Scrapping - 21/02/1950

Remarks: Maiden voyage~May 30th 1914, unfortunately the day after the EMPRESS OF IRELAND disaster occured with the loss of 1400 lives which cast a pall over the ocassion.
Scrapped at Faslane Previous update by Bruce Biddulph
Previous update by Paul Strathdee

Last updated: by George Robinson from the original records by Stuart Cameron


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