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Princess Matoika

(SP-2290: dp. 20,500; 1. 544'11"; b. 61'; dr. 29'6"; s. 16 k.;
cpl. 449; a. 4 6")

Built in 1900, Princess Matoika was the former German merchant steamship Prince~s Alice. Interned by the U.S. at Cebu, Philippines she departed 10 May 1917 for Europe, carrying American troops to the front. During World War I, she transported 21,216 troops. She was transferred to the War Department 16 September 1919.