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 Mislej, Filip September 01, 1913 Bremen

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. [334]

Photo: Richard Faber Collection 
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