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White Star Line

Image of ss Adriatic (White Star Line)

Length: 725 ft.
Breadth: 75.0 ft.
Draft (or Depth): 50.0 ft. (depth)
Tonnage: 24,000 tons
Engines: Steam quadruple expansion engines, powering two propellers
Speed: 17 knots
Builder: Harland & Wolff, Belfast, Ireland
Launched: September 20, 1906
Maiden Voyage: May 8, 1907
Disposition: 1935 - Broken up in Japan.

Port of Registry: Liverpool, England
Flag of Registry: British
Funnel color: Buff; black top
Company flag: Red swallow-tail pennant with white star.
Signal Letters:
Wireless call letters: M H C
Details: Two funnels; four masts; twin screw.


Relationship to Titanic disaster / inquiries.

Following his testimony at the Senate inquiry J. Bruce Ismay returned to England aboard Adriatic.


Adriatic was the last of White Star's turn-of-the-century "Big Four", and the only one of the four which was never the world's largest ship. This ship, the second with her name, was built by Harland and Wolff, Belfast, and launched in 1906.

May 8, 1907

Maiden voyage - Liverpool - New York.

December 13, 1934

Departed Liverpool for the last time bound for Onomichi, Japan, where she was broken up in 1935.


Courtesy: Mark Baber, Jeff Newman and Greatships.net. Used with permission.