SS Washington

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Fast Facts

Hull #: 406
Named for: Named after the US capital
Launched: August 20, 1932
Tonnage: 24,289 GRT
Length: 705 ft 3 in
Speed: 20.5 knots
Fate: Scrapped 1965 in Kearny, NJ
Trivia: Over the years, the Manhattan and her sister ship the Washington carried more passengers in proportion to their capacity than any of the giant foreign superstars.