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Atlantic Transport Line

Image of ss Minnehaha (Atlantic Transport Line)

Length: 600.7 ft.
Breadth: 65.5 ft.
Draft (or Depth): 39.5 ft
Tonnage: 13,443 tons (gross), 8,637 (net)
Engines: Quadruple expansion, 8 cyl. (2) 30" (2) 43", (2) 63", (2) 89" x 60" stroke
Speed: 16 knots
Builder: Harland and Wolff, Belfast (Yard No. 329)
Launched: March 25, 1900
Maiden Voyage: August 11, 1900
Disposition: September 7, 1917 (Torpedoed)..

Port of Registry: London, England
Flag of Registry: British
Funnel color: Red; black top
Company flag: Three horizontal stripes; red, white, blue; two rows of six stars in each stripe; white stars on red and blue stripes, blue stars on white.
Signal Letters: R S H M
Wireless call letters: M M A
Details: Steel hull, one funnel, four masts, twin screws, refrigeration machinery, electric light, submarine signal, wireless.


Relationship to Titanic disaster / inquiries.

April 13, 1912 - Titanic relayed part of the midnight Marconi news service to Minnehaha, eastbound, New York to London, and on the fringe of the Marconi transmitter (M P D) at Poldhu, England.


March 25, 1900


August 11, 1900

Maiden voyage, London to New York and return.

April 18, 1910

Stranded off Scilly Islands; refloated.

September 7, 1917

Torpedoed 12 miles from Fastnet off the Irish coast; 42 lost.


Courtesy: John P. Eaton. Used with permission.
Image Courtesy: Old Ship Photo Galleries (www.photoship.co.uk) Used with permission.