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Authorization & Routes
 Steamship to Hull, by railway to Liverpool and by steamship to New York or Boston and from there on to the final destination 
 Liverpool - New York 
 Fleet 1881Built Tonnage Shipyard
 S/S Algeria1870 3,428 gross  J. & G. Thomson & Co. 
 S/S Atlas1860 1,794 gross  J. & G. Thomson & Co. 
 S/S Batavia1870 2,553 gross  William Denny & Co. 
 S/S Bothnia (1)1874 4,535 gross  J. & G. Thomson & Co. 
 S/S British Queen1849 773 gross  William Denny & Co. 
 S/S Catalonia1881 4,841 gross  J. & G. Thomson & Co. 
 S/S Demarara1872 1,904 gross  J. & G. Thomson & Co. 
 S/S Gallia1878 4,809 gross  J. & G. Thomson & Co. 
 S/S Kedar1860 1,783 gross  William Denny & Co. 
 S/S Malta1865 2,132 gross  J. & G. Thomson & Co. 
 S/S Marathon1860 1,784 gross  Robert Napier & Sons 
 S/S Marocco1861 1,855 gross  William Denny & Co. 
 S/S Nantes1874 1,473 gross  Blackwood & Gordon 
 S/S Olympus1860 1,794 gross  J. & G. Thomson & Co. 
 S/S Palmyra1865 2,044 gross  Caird & Co. 
 S/S Parthia1870 3,167 gross  William Denny & Co. 
 S/S Samaria1868 2,574 gross  J. & G. Thomson & Co. 
 S/S Scythia (1)1874 4,557 gross  J. & G. Thomson & Co. 
 S/S Servia1881 7,392 gross  J. & G. Thomson & Co. 
 S/S Tarifa1865 2,058 gross  J. & G. Thomson & Co. 
 This list might not be a complete list of all the ships in the fleet.

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