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Cunard Line

Image of RMS Pannonia (Cunard Line)

Length: 486.5 ft.
Breadth: 59.3 ft.
Draft (or Depth):
Tonnage: 9,851 (gross)
Engines: Six-cylindered triple-expansion
Speed: 13 knots
Builder: John Brown & Co. Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland
Launched: September 5, 1902
Maiden Voyage: May 15, 1903
Disposition: 1922 - Scrapped.

Port of Registry: Liverpool, England
Flag of Registry: British
Funnel color: Red; black top; three narrow black bands
Company flag: Red; at center a golden lion holding a globe
Signal Letters:
Wireless call letters: M N A
Details: Steel; 1 funnel, 4 masts - 4; twin screw; accommodation - 90 1st class, 70 2nd class, 2,066 3rd class


Relationship to Titanic disaster / inquiries.

Mentioned during the testimony of Captain Arthur Henry Rostron. He had previously served as her master.


September 5, 1902

Launched by John Brown & Co. Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland for the Cunard Line. Originally ordered by Sir Christopher Furness, the vessel was bought by Cunard before she was completed.

May 28, 1904

Maiden voyage: Trieste - Fiume - Palermo - New York.

May 1916

Began carrying troops from Canada to France.

April 18, 1922

Pannonia left New York for the last time, calling at Plymouth and Cherbourg, then finally to Hamburg, Germany where she was laid up until being sold for scrap in October.


Image Courtesy: Old Ship Photo Galleries (http://www.photoship.co.uk) Used with permission.