RMS Carpathia facts for kids
|Career (United Kingdom)|
|Port of registry:||Liverpool, U.K.|
|Builder:||C.S. Swan & Hunter, Newcastle upon Tyne|
|Laid down:||10 September 1901|
|Launched:||6 August 1902|
|Maiden voyage:||5 May 1903|
|Fate:||Torpedoed southeast of Ireland and west of the Isles of Scilly by the Imperial German Navy submarine U-55, 17 July 1918|
|Type:||Cunard Line transatlantic ocean liner|
|Length:||558 ft (170 m)|
|Beam:||64 ft 6 in (19.66 m)|
|Draught:||34 ft 7 in (10.54 m)|
Carpathia was built by Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson. The ship made her maiden voyage in 1903.
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Carpathia sinks after being struck by three torpedoes fired by U-55 west off Land's End
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