S.S. California III of Anchor Line - 1923
California (III) - 1923
- Built: 1923 Alex. Stephen & Sons, Linthouse.
- Tonnage: 16,792 Gross
- Dimensions: 174.74 Meters (Overall); 168.34 Meters x 21.43 Meters x 13.20 Meters
- Propulsion / Engine: Twin-Screw Turbine
- Passenger Capacity: 196 First, 377 Second, 1,818 Third. (2,391 Total)
SS California was a British 16,792 GRT steam turbine ocean liner that was built in Glasgow in 1923 for Henderson Brothers and destroyed in the North Atlantic by a Luftwaffe air attack in 1943.
California carried passengers between Glasgow and New York via Londonderry (Derry) and Boston, and in 1935 she was transferred to Anchor Line (1935) Ltd.
Photograph 15: "A" Deck Corridor Lounge of the California
Photograph 16: General Lounge of the California