Built by A/G Vulcan Shipyard, Stettin, Germany,
1909. 25,570 gross tons; 723 (bp) feet long; 72 feet
wide. Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin
screw. Service speed 18 1/2
knots. 2,679 passengers (568 first class, 433
second class, 1,678 third class).
Built for North German Lloyd, German
flag, in 1909 and named George Washington.
Bremerhaven-New York service. Interned at New York at
the start of World War I in 1914. Seized by United
States Lines, in 1917 and renamed USS George
Washington. Also Bremerhaven-New York service.
Assigned to United States Lines; began Bremerhaven-NY
sailings 1921. Laid up in 1932. Renamed
Caitlin in 1940. Refitted as troopship in
1940; World War II service. Reverted to George
Washington. Completely destroyed by a fire at Baltimore;
wreckage scrapped in 1951.