Tampa-Havana steamer "Cuba".

Tampa-Havana steamer "Cuba".


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  • PR79138

Year

  • 192-?

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General Note

  • Owned by the Peninsular and Occidental Steamship Company, it was built by William Cramp and Sons, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1920-21. The Cuba was the first bulbous bow merchant ship built in the United States. It was register number 221220, was steel hulled and had twin screws. It was 325' long, 47.2' wide and 18' deep. It had two triple expansion engines, each with cylinders of 20.5", 34", and 56". It had 18" piston strokes. It also had 3600 HP and could travel at 17 knots. The Cuba had a gross tonnage of 2472 and net tonnage of 1100.

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Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 3 x 4 in.

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Tampa-Havana steamer "Cuba". 192-?. Black & white photoprint, 3 x 4 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/324793>, accessed 22 May 2019.

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Tampa-Havana steamer "Cuba". 192-?. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 22 May. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/324793>.

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