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Caledonia

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Caledonia

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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
Funnels: Black
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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Shelley Dziedzic, USA

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  1. Jools said:

    The company that built this ship was D & W Henderson not Hendrickson.

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2005) Caledonia (Voyage, ref: #4602, published 11 June 2005, generated 22nd October 2021 09:38:50 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/caledonia.html