Cunard Line


Cunard Line - RMS Carpathia
Cunard Line Ltd. "R.M.S. Carpathia" - (Circa 1912)

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R. M. S.  C a r p a t h i a

        Name: Carpathia, Royal Mail Steamer
  Company: Cunard Line Limited, Southampton, England, UK, - New York, NY, USA
     Insurers: Lloyd's of London Indemnity Ltd., London, England, UK
     Registry: Liverpool, England, UK

    Builder: Swan & Hunter, Wallsend-on-Tyne, England, UK
         Built: 08/06/1902
    Maiden: 05/05/1903

   Engines: 8 Cylinder, Quad expansion
             By: Wallsend Slipway Co. Ltd.
        Drive: Twin screw; 1 x port, 1 x starboard
     Speed: 14 knots

     Specs: 540' x 64' 6" x 28'
 Tonnage: 13,555 GRT
          Hull: Steel
         Keel: Red with white stripe
    Funnels: 1; black over red
       Livery: Cunard standard; Ivory over black
       Masts: 4

    Captain: Arthur Rostron

      Pass: 100 1st Class, 204 2nd Class, 1,500 3rd Class  (Original)
                 100 1st Class, 200 2nd Class, 2,250 3rd Class  (1905)
      Crew: 375

     Route: Fiume, Hungary & New York, NY, USA; Hungarian service
                  Liverpool, England, UK & Boston, MA, USA or New York, NY, USA

   Demise: Sunk - World War I
        Date: 07/17/1918 @ 12:40 AM-GMT
     Where: 120 mi. West of Fastnet
         How: 3 German torpedoes; 1 x port, 2 x starboard
      Status: Wreck site found; ship is upright; and intact
  Location: 185 mi. SouthEast of England; 514' depth, off Irish coast
         Who: Argosy International & National Underwater Marine Agency (NUMA)

       Notes: R.M.S. Carpathia was fined in Italy, for transporting their nationals without an emigration permit.
            On: 09/05/1914

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