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Etruria

PC047.02.0370.01031 (RS144544)

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"RMS Etruria was built by John Elder & Co of Glasgow, Scotland in 1884. The Etruria and her sister Umbria, by the standards of the time, were record breakers. They were the largest liners then in service, and they plied the Liverpool to New York Service. RMS Etruria was completed and launched in March 1885, twelve weeks later than her sister Umbria. The Etruria had many distinguishing features that included two enormous funnels which gave the outward impression of huge power. She also had three large steel masts which when fully rigged had an extensive spread of canvas. ..." (Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RMS_Etruria, accessed 2007-06-21)

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Collection Name
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Collection Code
PC047
Dates
1886-07-29
Physical Description
1 photograph
Dimensions
9.25x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Stebbins negative: 1031
GUSN
276931
Reference Code
PC047.02.0370.01031

Record details

Originator
Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
merchant vessels
steamships
Material Type
photographs
Notes
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Publications Referencing This Collection
Bunting, Steamers, Schooners, Cutters & Sloops p. 49.

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