Mongolia
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Mongolia (liner)
The famous old Pacific Mail liner Mongolia, following American President Lines service as the President Fillmore, had been sold in 1939 to Arnold Bernstein, who placed her in Atlantic service as the Panamanian. She was scrapped at Shanghai in 1946. Gordon Newell, Maritime Events of 1946, H.W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest, p. 536.
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Mongolian
Steamship MONGOLIAN, built for the Allan Line by D & W Henderson Ltd, Glasgow, and launched on 13 November 1890. 4,838 tons; 121,91 x 13,77 meters (400 x 45.2 feet, length x beam); straight bow, 1 funnel, 2 masts; steel construction, screw propulsion, service speed 13 knots; accommodation for 100 1st-, 80 2nd-, and 1,000 3rd-class passengers. 12 February 1891, maiden voyage, Liverpool-Halifax-Portland. 23 April 1891, first voyage, Liverpool-Quebec-Montreal. 14 May 1897, first voyage, Glasgow-New York. 1900, Boer War transport. 13 April 1905, last voyage, Glasgow-Liverpool-Halifax-New York. 20 May 1905, first voyage, Glasgow-Quebec-Montreal. December 1907, first voyage, Glasgow-St. John's, Newfoundland- Philadelphia. 30 December 1914, last voyage, Glasgow-St.John, New Brunswick-Halifax-Glasgow. 1915, sold to the British Admiralty. 21 July 1918, torpedoed and sunk near Filey Brig, Yorkshire (36 lives lost) [Noel Reginald Pixell Bonsor, North Atlantic Seaway; An Illustrated History of the Passenger Services Linking the Old World with the New (2nd ed.; Jersey, Channel Islands: Brookside Publications), vol. 1 (1975),p. 317]. Pictured in Michael J. Anuta, Ships of Our Ancestors (Menominee, MI: Ships of Our Ancestors, 1983),p. 206, courtesy of the Peabody Essex Museum. Posted to the Emigration-Ships Mailing List by Michael Palmer - 16 September 1997]
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