RMS Adriatic

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Name SS Adriatic
Builder/Built 1907 Harland and Wolff Belfast
Type Ocean Liner
Displacement 24,541 tons
Speed 17knots


Owned by the White Star line and used on the Southampton to New York run until 1911 after which she serviced the Liverpool-New York route.

The first liner to feature a swimming pool and Turkish bath. She could carry 2,825 passengers in three classes 425 x 1st, 500 x 2nd, and 1,900 x 3rd.

During World War 1 she was used as a troopship, surviving without incident. After the war she was converted to a cabin-class ship until 1933 when she was withdrawn from the New York service and converted for cruising. She was scrapped in Japan in 1935.

Soldiers carried

Liverpool to San Franciso 1 - 20 December 1918