On 9 April, while eastbound St. John, New Brunswick to Glasgow, Cassandra transmitted a warning of ice at 43 degrees 38 N. by 49 degrees 16 W. which was relayed at 2:55 p.m. by the Caledonia to the Bulgaria.
Port of Registry: Glasgow
Flag of registry: British
Call Letters: M E D
Funnel: Black with white band below black top
Company flag: (1912) Red-white-blue vertical striped with blue block letter D on the center stripe
Steel hull, two masts, one funnel, twin screws
Engines: Triple expansion 6 cyl. (2 each) 26 42 70 x 48 stroke
Accommodation: Second class 200 Third class 1,000
Tonnages: gross (as built) 7,396 net 5,221
Dimensions: length 445 ft. width 53.2 ft depth 29.1 ft.
1906 Built and engined by B. and E. Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Co., Ltd. Greenock, Scotland, Yard Number 408.
1906 27 Jun. Launched.
1906 22 Sept. Maiden Voyage , Glasgow Quebec City-Montreal and return.
Prior to 1911-12 tonnage was increased to 8,135 gross.
1925 Renamed Carmia, cargo only.
1930 Sold to the Bernstein line and renamed Drachtenstein.
1934 Out of register, scrapped in Germany.
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