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Owner: Oceanic Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (White Star Line)

Ship Name:

BALTIC (II)

Vessel type: Passenger and cargo ship

Official No: 118101

Builder: Harland & Wolff Ltd,
Queen's Island, Belfast

Yard No: 352

Laid down: 7 June 1902

Launched: 21 November 1903

Handed over: 23 June 1904

Port & Date of Registry: Liverpool, 14 June 1904

Managing Owner & Address:Harold Arthur Sanderson of 30 James Street, Liverpool

Description

Number of Decks: 5

Number of Masts: 4

Rigged: Schooner

Stern: Elliptical

Build: Clencher

Framework & Description of Vessel: Steel

Number of Bulkheads: 11

Number of water ballast tanks: 16

Dimensions

Length: 709.2 feet

Breadth: 75.5 feet

Depth: 57.7 feet

Gross Registered Tonnage: 23,875.87 tons

Machinery

Engine Builder: Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast

Engine Type: 2 X inverted direct acting quadruple expansion surface condensing

Cylinders: 2 X 33; 2 X 47½; 2 X 68½; 2 X 98 inches

Stroke: 63

Nominal Horse Power: 2,295

Boilers

Description: Cylindrical multi-tubular

Number: 8 double ended

Iron or Steel: Steel

Pressure when loaded: 210 lbs

Screw: Twin

Speed: 16 knots

Signal Letters: V. R. S. F.

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