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Minnewaska

 
Atlantic Transport Line
 


Image of ss Minnewaska (Atlantic Transport Line)



Length: 600 ft.
Breadth: 65.5 ft.
Draft (or Depth): 39 ft.
Tonnage: 14,317 (gross)
Engines: Quadruple expansion engines by builder with cylinders of 30", 43", 63", and 89" diameter, stroke 60"; 1,222 n.h.p.
Speed: 16 knots
Builder: Harland & Wolff, Belfast, Ireland (Yard No. 397)
Launched: November 12, 1908
Maiden Voyage: May 1, 1909
Disposition: 1918 - Sold to shipbreakers.
Particulars:








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: H N T B
Wireless call letters: M M W
Details: Official number 124674; 4 masts; 4 decks and shelter deck; fitted with electric light, submarine signaling device and refrigerating machinery; water ballast


 

Relationship to Titanic disaster / inquiries.

Minnewaska was one of the ships that assisted Carpathia with sending out survivors names following the Titanic disaster.


Data:

November 12, 1908

Launched by Harland & Wolff, Belfast, Ireland (Yard No. 397).

May 1, 1909

Maiden voyage:

May 1909 and January 1915

The Minnewaska (III) made approximately 66 round trip voyages to New York before being requisitioned for World War I.

November 29, 1916

Struck a floating mine in Suda Bay, Crete, with 1,600 troops on board. Successfully beached, the vessel was beyond repair.

1918

Sold to Italian shipbreakers for scrap and broken up on site.

 


Courtesy: John P. Eaton. Used with permission.
Image Courtesy: Jeff Newman and greatships.net