|Name: Old Colony||Official Number:||Signal Letters: KWHQ|
|Tonnage: 3800 displacement, 4779 Gross, 2428 Net
||Dimensions: 375.0' long, 52.2' breadth, 31.6' deep
|Built: Philadelphia, USA||Builder: W. Cramp & Sons, S&EB Co.||Year: 1907|
|Registered Port: Boston, USA||Owners (Pre-War): Eastern Steamship Corp.|
| Engines: Steam
|Career: Old Colony was a coastal passenger steamship which served Northeastern American ports. In World War One, she was commissioned into the US Navy.|
|Sources: The Halifax Explosion and the Royal Canadian Navy, John G. Armstrong; Shattered City, Janet Kitz; "Source of Threat and Source of Assistance: The Maritime aspects of the 1917 Halifax Explosion" by Joseph Scanlon in The Northern Mariner (October 2000).|
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