SS Cretic
SS Cretic by Tuck
SS Cretic -- Pub. Raphael Tuck & Sons'
Built: 1902, Hawthorn Leslie & Co, Hebburn.   Yard No: 381
Funnels: 1   Masts: 4
Tonnage: 13,507 GRT
Dimensions: 183.2 x 18.4 m / 601 x 60.3 ft.
Engines: Triple Expansion by builders.
Twin Screw;  8,500 IHP;  15 kn.
Hull: Steel, 3 Decks
Passengers: 260-1st Class, 250-2nd Class, 1,000-3rd Class.
Crew: Not Listed.
Originally build as Hanoverian for Fredrick Leyland & Co, she was launched on February 25, 1902 and completed in June of the same year. She made her maiden voyage on July 19, 1902 from Liverpool to Boston. In April 1903 she was transferred to Dominion Line, Liverpool and renamed Mayflower. She made her first voyage as the Mayflower on April 9, 1903 from Liverpool to Boston. In November 1903 she was again transferred. This time to the White Star Line, Liverpool and renamed Cretic. Her first White Star Line voyage was on November 26, 1903 sailing from Liverpool to Boston. In 1904 she entered into the New York to Mediterranean route. Between 1915 and 1919 she was used as troop and supply transport. She operated under the Liner Requisition Scheme between 1917 and 1919. In 1919 she was put back onto the New York to Mediterranean route, with accommodation for 300-1st Class, 200-2nd Class and 800-3rd Class passengers. In 1923 the Cretic was sold to Fredrick Leyland -- Leyland Line, Liverpool and renamed Devonian. She then sailed the Liverpool to Boston service. From 1927 to 1928 she was operated by Red Star Line, on the Antwerp-Southampton-New York route. On March 9, 1928 she made her last voyage and was then laid up. In January 1929 she was sold for breaking up to P & W McLellan, Bo'ness, Firth Of Forth.
RMS Cretic at Gibraltar by Charles Dixon
SS Cretic leaving Ponta Delgada  by Charles Dixon
RMS Cretic At Gibraltar -- Official White Star Line Card
RMS Cretic Leaving Ponta Delgada --
Official White Star Line Card
SS Cretic--Pub Tuck--By E Gabriel
SS Cretic -- Pub. Raphael Tuck & Sons'
SS Cretic  Abstract of Log  Front View
SS Cretic   Abstract of Log Card  Back View
SS Cretic -- Abstract of Log -- New York to Naples -- April 3 thru 17, 1909
SS Cretic  Music Programme
SS Cretic  Fold Over Menu Card  Inside View
SS Cretic  Fold Over Menu Card  Front View
SS Cretic -- Music Programme
April 16, 1909
SS Cretic -- Foldover Dinner Menu Card -- Farewell Dinner -- September 15, 1907
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