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Republic Changes With the Times

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Like many liners of her era, White Star Line’s Republic (1872) was forced to adapt to new owners and new roles as she grew older and faced competition from more modern vessels.

Built at Harland & Wolff in Belfast, Republic was a 3,707 GRT liner; 426 feet long with a 41 foot beam. The single-screw vessel was rated at 14 knots. She featured four masts capable of providing auxiliary sail power and one funnel.

Republic Changes With the Times
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