[White Star's First Sailing from Southampton]

New York Times

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SOUTHAMPTON, June 5---The White Star Line steamer Adriatic, which sailed
from here at about 1 o'clock this afternoon for New York on her first
Western trip from Southampton, was given an enthusiastic send-off, many
craft crowded with sightseers accompanying her down Southampton Water.
She took 750 emigrants who were stranded at French ports owing to the
strike of seamen in France.

[Note: Although not stated in this article, Adriatic's commander was E.J. Smith.]

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2007) [White Star's First Sailing from Southampton] (New York Times, Thursday 6th June 1907, ref: #5631, published 22 August 2007, generated 16th June 2021 11:29:44 AM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/white-stars-first-sailing-from-southampton.html