Associated Passenger Pagano, Vincenzo
Date of Arrival December 29, 1900
Port of Departure Naples
Built by Chantiers de la Mediterranee, La Seyne, France, 1913(???). 11,885 gross tons; 512 (bp) feet long; 59 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engines, twin screw. Service speed 16 1 knots. 2,240 passengers (140 first class, 250 second class, 1,850 third class).
Built for Fabre Line, French flag, in 1913 (???) and named Patria. Mediterranean-New York service. Transferred to Messageries Maritimes, French flag, in 1932. Also Mediterranean-New York service. Sunk by sabotage explosion in the harbor at Haifa, Israel on November 25. Salvaged and scrapped in 1952. Photo: Richard Faber Collection

The above is probably the wrong Patria. The Rugia, an older earlier ship was renamed the Patria and is more the following:

The steamship RUGIA was built for the Hamburg-America Line by AG Vulcan, Stettin (ship #114), and was launched on 29 July 1882. 3,467 tons; 107,19 x 13,07 meters (length x breadth); straight stem, 1 funnel, 3 masts; steel construction, single screw propulsion, compound engines, service speed 12 knots; accommodation for 96 passengers in 1st class and 1,100 in steerage; crew of 90. The RUGIA was the first transatlantic passenger steamship built in Germany. 22 November 1882, maiden voyage, Hamburg-Havre-New York. 29 July 1894, last voyage, Hamburg-Havre-New York. 8 September-27 October 1894, two roundtrip voyages, Naples-New York.

1895, given to Harland & Wolff, Belfast, in part payment for the PENNSYLVANIA; sold to the Fabre Line,

and renamed PATRIA;

4,035 tons. 28 November 1895, first voyage, Marseilles-Naples-New York. February 1903, transferred to S.I.T.M.A.R. 23 April 1905, last voyage, Marseilles-New York. December 1905, sold. 1906, scrapped at Marseilles [Arnold Kludas and Herbert Bischoff, Die Schiffe der Hamburg-Amerika Linie, Bd. 1: 1847-1906 (Herford: Koehler, 1979), pp. 40-41 (photograph); Duncan Haws, Merchant Fleets in Profile, 4: The Ships of the Hamburg America, Adler and Carr Lines (Cambridge: Patrick Stephens, c1980), p. 41, no. 66; Noel Reginald Pixell Bonsor, North Atlantic Seaway; An Illustrated History of the Passenger Services Linking the Old World with the New (2nd ed.; Jersey, Channel Islands: Brookside Publications), vol. 1 (1975), p. 393]. - Citation: [Posted to the Emigration-Ships Mailing List by Michael Palmer - 15 October 1998]

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