Great New White Star Liner Leaves Liverpool for New York
LIVERPOOL, May 8---The White Star Line steamer Adriatic left here to-day
for New York.
The Adriatic was launched at Belfast last September. She has an
overall length of 725 feet and a gross tonnage of 25,000. She has
spacious accommodations for about 3,000 passengers, besides quarters for
a crew of about 350 men. Many unique features have been introduced in
the passenger accommodations of the vessel, and the builders say she is
unrivaled in her class. She cost $3,750,000.
[Note: Although not stated in this article, Adriatic's commander was E.J. Smith.]