Yard No. 409

built by John Brown Clydebank in 1914



Yard Number 409, was named AQUITANIA when launched on Monday, 21/04/1913 by John Brown Clydebank , for Cunard Steam-Ship Company, Liverpool .

AQUITANIA arrived for scrapping on 21/02/1950

Ship Particulars:
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

Additional Information: 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