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Tagus

Built by Robert Napier & Sons, Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland, 1899. 5,545 gross tons; 410 (bp) feet long; 50 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engine, single screw.  Service speed 15.5 knots.  480 passengers (200 first class, 30 second class, 250 third class). Two masts and two funnels.

Built for Royal Mail Lines, British flag, in 1899 and named Tagus. New York-Jamaica-Bermuda-Puerto Rico service. Used as military tarnsport and hospital ship 1914-1918. Spanish owners, in 1920 and renamed Principe de Viana. Hijos de Jose Taya, Barcelona. Scrapped in 1926.


Tenadores

Built by Workman, Clark & Co., Belfast, Ireland, 1913. 7,782 gross tons; 470 (bp) feet long; 55 feet wide. Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin screw.  Service speed 15 knots.  143 passengers (143 first class, ).Two masts and one funnel.

Built for Unifruitco Steamship Company, British flag, in 1913 and named Tenadores. New York-Jamaica-Cuba service. Lost in First World War in 1918.


Tennyson

Built by Alexander Stephen & Sons, Glasgow, Scotland, 1900. 3,944 gross tons; 371 (bp) feet long; 45 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engine, single screw.  Service speed 14 knots.  Two masts and one funnel.

 Built for Lamport & Holt Line, British flag, in 1900 and named Evangeline. New York-Brazil service. Renamed Tennyson in 1902. Rio de Janeiro, Santos, Barbados to New York 1902-1921 service. Admiralty employed her as a convoy commodore 1914. Sold to Chilean owners, in 1922 and renamed Valparaiso. Soc. Anon Braun & Blanchard, Chile. Scrapped in Italy in 1932.


Terence

Built by D. & W. Henderson & Company, Glasgow, Scotland, 1902. 4,309 gross tons; 390 (bp) feet long; 50 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engine, single screw.  Service speed 11 knots.  Passenger cargo vessel.

Built for Lamport & Holt Line, British flag, in 1902 and named Terence. Brazil and other S. American and West Indies ports to New York service. Torpedoed and sunk by German submarine off Fastnet on April 28, 1917.


Teutonic

Built by Harlan & Wolff Limited, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1889. 9,686 gross tons; 582 (bp) feet long; 57 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engine, single screw.  Service speed 20 knots.  1,490 passengers (300 first class, 190 second class, 1,000 third class). Two funnels, three masts.

Built for White Star and Dominion Lines, in 1889 and named Teutonic. Liverpool-New York service. Captured the Blue Ribbon in 1891. Scrapped in Germany in 1921.


Themisto

Built by Caird & Company, Greenock, Scotland, 1875. 5,491 gross tons; 513 (bp) feet long; 44 feet wide. Compound engine, single screw.  Service speed 16 knots.  1,770 passengers (170 first class, 100 second class, 1,500 third class). One funnel and three masts rigged for sail.

Built for Inman & International Steamship Company, in 1875 and named City of Berlin. Liverpool-New York service. Rebuilt in 1879 for triple-expansion engines and electric lights. Sold to American Line, in 1893 and renamed Berlin. Southampton to New York service. Chartered by Red Star Line for Antwerp to New York 1895 to 1898. Sold to United States Government, American flag, in 1898 and renamed USS Meade. Damaged by fire at San Francisco Jan 1906. Scrapped in 1921.


Thingvalla

Built by Burmeister & Wain, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1874. 2,524 gross tons; 301 (bp) feet long; 37 feet wide. Compound engine, single screw.  Service speed 10 knots.  1,000 passengers (50 first class, 50 second class, 900 third class). Three masts, one funnel.

Built for Thingvalla Line, Danish flag, in 1874 and named Thingvalla. Copenhagen-New York service. Stranded and later scrapped in 1903.


Thuringia

Built by Howaldtswerke, Kiel, Germany, 1922. 11,343 gross tons; 473 (bp) feet long; 60 feet wide. Steam turbine engine, single screw.  Service speed 13 knots.  One funnel, two masts.

Built for Hamburg-American Line, German flag, in 1922 and named Thuringia. Hamburg to New York service. Transferred to Hamburg-South American Line, German flag, in 1930 and renamed General San Martin. South American service. Seized by British Government, British flag, in 1945 and renamed Empire Deben. Seized by Great Britain at Copenhagen. Scrapped at Newport, England in 1949.


Tivives

Built by Workman, Clark & Co., Belfast, Ireland, 1911. 4,596 gross tons; 378 (bp) feet long; 50 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engine, single screw.  Service speed 14 knots.  Two masts, and one funnel. Sister ship METAPAN.

Built for Unifruitco Steamship Company, British flag, in 1911 and named Tivives. South and Central America as well as West Indies to New York service. Chartered to United Fruit. Torpedoed and lost in the Mediterranean on October 21, 1943.


Toloa

Built by Workman, Clark & Co., Belfast, Ireland, 1917. 7,183 gross tons; 425 (bp) feet long; 54 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engines, twin screw.  Service speed 13.5 knots.  131 passengers (131 first class, ).Two masts and one funnel..

Built for Unifruitco Steamship Company, British flag, in 1917 and named Toloa. England-New York then Cuba-New York service. Scrapped in 1948.


Tomaso di Savoia

Built by Barclay Curle & Company, Glasgow, Scotland, 1909. 7,714 gross tons; 450 (bp) feet long; 55 feet wide. Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin screw.  Service speed 16.5 knots.  1,500 passengers (150 first class, 150 second class, 1,200 third class).

Built for Lloyd Sabaudo, Italian flag, in 1909 and named Tomaso di Savoia. Italy-New York and Italy-South America service. Scrapped in Italy in 1928.


Trave

Built by Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Company, Glasgow, Scotland, 1886. 5,217 gross tons; 455 (bp) feet long; 48 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engine, single screw.  Service speed 17 knots.  1,240 passengers (150 first class, 90 second class, 1,000 third class).

Built for North German Lloyd, German flag, in 1886 and named Trave. Bremerhaven-New York and Mediterranean-New York service. Laid up 1903-06; Resumed New York service 1906-07. Sold 1908. Scrapped in 1909.


Trent

Built by Robert Napier & Sons, Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland, 1901. 5,525 gross tons; 410 (bp) feet long; 49 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engine, single screw.  Service speed 15.5 knots.  Two masts and two funnels. Sister ship to the Tagus.

Built for Royal Mail Lines, British flag, in 1901 and named Trent. Bermuda-Jamaica-West Indies service. In 1914 was a armed merchant cruiser as HMS Trent. Scrapped in 1922.


Trinidad

Built by Sir James Laing & Sons Limited, Sunderland, England, 1884. 2,952 gross tons; 310 (bp) feet long; 37 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engine, single screw.  Service speed 9 knots.  

Built for Quebec Steamship Company, Canadian flag, in 1884 and named Trinidad. Torpedoed and sunk by a German U-boat off the English coast on March 22, 1918.


Turrialba

Built by Workman, Clark & Co., Belfast, Ireland, 1909. 4,538 gross tons; 378 (bp) feet long; 50 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engine, single screw.  Service speed 14 knots.  Two masts and one funnel. Passenger-cargo vessel.

Built for Unifruitco Steamship Company, British flag, in 1909 and named Turrialba. Central America-New York service. Placed on a 12 passenger basis in early 1930s. Scrapped in the United States in 1948.


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