SS Vauban was a 1912 passenger steamship owned by Lamport and Holt Line and used in their New York to East Coast of South America service. It was built by Workman, Clark and Company of Belfast and in 1913 was briefly renamed Alcala when used by Royal Mail Lines. The ship transported US troops during WWI. The ship was returned to Lamport and Holt and between 1919-1921 was used by Cunard Line on their Liverpool-Queenstown-New York service. It was in service until 1930, and was sold for scrapping in 1932.
|Owner:||Lamport and Holt|
|Operator:||Lamport and Holt; Royal Mail Lines; Cunard Line|
|Builder:||Workman, Clark and Company|
|Launched:||20 January 1912|
|Out of service:||1930|
|Length:||511 feet (156 m)|
|Beam:||60 feet (18 m)|
|Speed:||13.5 knots (25 km/h)|
Vauban was 10,660 GRT, 511 feet (156 m) long, 60 feet (18 m) wide and had a service speed of 13.5 knots (25 km/h) delivered by steam quadruple expansion engines with twin screws. It could carry 610 passengers.
- "Launch-Irish". The Marine Engineer and Naval Architect. XXXIV: 284. 1912. Retrieved 8 January 2018.
- "USS Vauban in the Great War - The Wartime Memories Project -".
- Miller, William H. (2016). The Ships of Ellis Island. Amberley Publishing. p. 124. ISBN 978-1-44565-163-7.