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Raytheon's Mariners Pathfinder Plan Indicator unit aboard the SS DROTTTNINGHOLM.

Simplicity of controls and large scope picture guarantee accurate observations by any deck officer.

Original Caption by Science Service
© Raytheon

Additional Information

RMS Virginian was a steam turbine powered transatlantic ocean liner, launched in 1904 for the Allan Line. She operated from 1920 to 1948 for the Swedish American Line as SS Drottningholm.

The S/S Drottningholm, (ex Virginian) was built in 1905 by A. Stephen & Sons in Glasgow for the Allan Line. She was 11,182 tons gross, 6,546 under deck and 6,832 net. The poop was 70 feet long, bridge deck 210 feet and the house on deck was 1,269 tons. The forecastle 113 feet long. She was constructed in steel and had 3 decks. She was fitted for oil fuel and equipped with electric light, refrigerating machinery, submarine signaling device and wireless. Propulsion: single reduction geared steam turbines, and she had triple screws. The engine was built by A/B DeLavals Angturbin in Stockholm. Call sign: KCMH. Official registration #: 6277. Port of registry: Gothenburg.

Courtesy: Lloyd's registry of shipping, subm. Gilbert Provost

National Museum of American History


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