On 9 April at 2:55 p.m. Caledonia, eastbound New York-Glasgow, relayed to Bulgaria an ice warning received earlier from Cassandra.
Port of Registry: Glasgow
Flag of Registry: British
Company flag: White burgee with red anchor and cable
Signal letters: H G F D wireless call letters: M A I
Steel hull, two funnels, 2 masts, twin screws, 3 decks, deep framing, shelter deck
Tonnages: gross (as built) 9,223 net 5,066
Dimensions: length 500 ft. width 58.2 ft. depth 33.4 ft.
Engines: Triple-expansion 6 cyl. 31.5 51.25 85 x 54 stroke
Accommodations: First Class: 250 Second Class: 350 Third Class: 850
1904 Built and engined by David & William Hendrickson & Co., Ltd. Glasgow, Yard Number 438
1904 22 Oct. Launched
1905 22 Mar. Maiden voyage Glasgow-New York and return
1914 Aug. Requisitioned by British government and became a troop carrier for 212 horses and 3, 074 troops.
1916 5 Dec. Torpedoed and sunk by German U-65 in Mediterranean Sea, 125 miles east of Malta.
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John P. Eaton (2005) Caledonia Voyage (ref: #4602, accessed 3rd July 2015 12:08:04 AM) URL : http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/caledonia.html
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Added to Encyclopedia Titanica Saturday 11th June 2005, last updated Saturday 25th April 2015.