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Steamships of the United States Lines

America (1905)

  • Built by Harland & Wolff, Ltd., Belfast, Ireland.
  • Tonnage: 21,145.
  • Dimensions: 668' x 74'.
  • Propulsion, Speed and Identification: Twin-screw, 18 knots. Four masts and two funnels.
  • Fate: In 1932 she was turned over to the United States government and laid up as a reserved transport in the St. James River. During the second World War she was put back into sendee under the name of Edmund B. Alexander.
  • Note: Ex-Amerika.

 

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