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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
749 gross 1866 at Glasgow by Alexander Stephen & Sons Anchor Line 217.2ft x 26.3ft x 17.6ft 
 1866 Nov. 8, launched for Mediterranean service, cemented, 4 bulkheadsAtlantic Journey ID 4324
 1867 First voyage Glasgow - St. JohnAtlantic Journey ID 4325
 1867 May 11, first voyage Glasgow - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4326
 1868 1868 - 1874, mainly employed on the Glasgow - St. John service with a total of 14 round voyages.Atlantic Journey ID 4974
 1870 1870 - 1871, made 5 voyages on the Glasgow - Mediterranean - New York - Glasgow service.Atlantic Journey ID 4975
 1873 Master: LeesAtlantic Journey ID 4327
 1874 Rebuilt: lengthened 264.8ft x 26.4ft x 20.2ft, tonnage 1,082 gross, 697 register. Compound engine by D. & W. Henderson. cylinders; 53 and 29½ inc. Stroke; 3 feet. 200 HP. Registered after rebuilding on Aug. 18, GlasgowAtlantic Journey ID 4328
 1875 1875 - 1889, sailed 32 voyages on the Glasgow - Mediterranean - New York - Glasgow runAtlantic Journey ID 4976
 1876 1876, 2 round voyages Bordeaux - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4977
 1889 Sept. 21, started on her last voyage Valencia - Gibraltar - New York with arrival Oct. 18t Atlantic Journey ID 4978
 1890 Sailed New York - West Indies - New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 4979
 1891 Sold to Robert Webster Doherty, LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 4329
 1891 Sold to Italy, renamed AusoniaAtlantic Journey ID 4330
 1895 Renamed AlexandraAtlantic Journey ID 4331
 1896 August, stranded at Tenedos, was refloated and repaired at Constantinople. Scrapped at Naples.Atlantic Journey ID 4332
The information listed above is not the complete record of the ship. The information was collected from a multitude of sources, and new information will be added as it emerges

Constructed of iron, clipper bow, 1 funnel and 3 masts. Her register tonnage was 592, date and port of initial registry was; 6th December, 1866. Glasgow. The engine was built by D. & W. Henderson's "Finnieston Steamship Works", in Glasgow. The Acadia had a single screw, and was powered by a compound engine, delivering 96 HP., which gave her a service speed of 9 knots.


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