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Did you know that the Red Star Line fleet counted 23 ships of which all names ended in 'land'? ...

Interesting Facts

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  • The Red Star Line fleet counted 23 ships, all names ended in 'land'
  • Cost of a transatlantic ticket was between 10 and 40 USD
  • The average travel time from Antwerp to New York was about 12 days
  • The Red Star Line carried 2.7 million passengers between 1873 and 1934
  • Some famous passengers included Albert Einstein, singer Irvin Berlin and Golda Meir, Israel's first female Prime Minister
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