Canadian Pacific Line leased Virginian from Allan Line in 1914. She was acquired by Canadian Pacific in 1917. In 1920, Virginian was acquired by Swedish American Line and renamed Drottningholm. As such, she transported many Swedish citizens, including actress Greta Garbo, to and from the US. During World War II, neutral Sweden chartered the ship to the Allied powers for the exchange of diplomats and prisoners of war with Axis nations. Drottningholm made 14 such repatriation voyages.
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